The starting lineups are confirmed for Manchester City’s clash with FC Copenhagen

Manchester City and FC Copenhagen have confirmed their starting lineups for tonight’s crucial clash at the Etihad Stadium. The game is the second leg of their Round of 16 tie with City holding a 3-1 aggregate lead after the first leg.

There are several injury concerns for the European champions coming into tonight’s game. Jack Grealish is ruled out of the game due to a groin injury. Phil Foden and Jeremy Doku missed City training yesterday putting their participation in tonight’s game in doubt. An update on their condition is expected when Pep Guardiola fronts the media before tonight’s game.

Pep Guardiola told the media during his pre-game press conference that he is prepared for the threat posed by Jacob Neestrup’s side. Despite being 3-1 down on aggregate FC Copenhagen will come into tonight’s game with nothing to lose. They have performed above expectations in this season’s Champions League and would love nothing more than to provide a monumental upset at the Etihad.

Here are the starting lineups ahead of tonight’s Champions League Round of 16 tie at the Etihad.

Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has made 7 changes to the team that beat Manchester United 3-1 last weekend. In comes Rico Lewis, Manuel Akanji, Josko Gvardiol, Mateo Kovacic, Matheus Nunes, Oscar Bobb and Julian Alvarez. Out goes Kyle Walker, John Stones, Nathan Ake, Phil Foden, Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva and Jeremy Doku.

Jeremy Doku isn’t selected in the City squad and Phil Foden makes the bench for tonight’s game.

Starters: Ederson, Lewis, Akanji, Dias (C), Gvardiol, Rodri, Kovacic, Bobb, Alvarez, Nunes, Haaland.

Substitutes: Stefan Ortega, Carson, Walker, Stones, Ake, De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Gomez, Foden, Wright, Susoho, Hamilton.

FC Copenhagen

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