Manchester City vs. Real Madrid: Early team news, ticket information and TV/Live Stream information

After their 4-2 win over Crystal Palace yesterday, Manchester City are next in action on Tuesday evening against Real Madrid. The European champions will travel to the Bernabeu to take on the La Liga leaders in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie. A mouth-watering contest awaits between arguably the two of the best teams in Europe. A place in this season’s UEFA Champions League semi-final awaits the winner of the tie. The winner will face off against the winner of Arsenal’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie against Bayern Munich.

Manchester City team news

As it stands, Kyle Walker and Nathan Ake are both in doubt for the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie against Real Madrid. The pair both missed yesterday’s win over Crystal Palace due to a hamstring and a calf injury, respectively.

Rob Dawson has previously reported for ESPN that Pep Guardiola will give Kyle Walker every opportunity to prove his fitness for the game at the Bernabeu. Furthermore, Dawson also reports that the Manchester City captain could have a pivotal role to play if he proves his fitness. Rob Dawson further reports that the Manchester City captain is seen as a vital part of Pep Guardiola’s plan to contain Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior.

The world champions may have also picked up a fresh injury concern during yesterday’s win over Crystal Palace. Josko Gvardiol was substituted at half time of the win after feeling a ‘niggle’. Pep Guardiola told the media following his team’s win that he didn’t want to risk to the Croatian defender. Guardiola said: “The reason for Josko coming off was because he felt a niggle. We didn’t want to risk any injuries. We will see which players we have available because Josko had a little problem.

Real Madrid team news

The 14-time European champions will have had 9 days to prepare for the visit of the European champions by the time the game kicks off on Tuesday. They were last in action when they beat Athletic Bilbao on March 31st. As such they will have an almost full strength and fully fit squad to choose from on Tuesday.

The only two major absentees for Carlo Ancelotti’s side are goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and defender David Alaba. Sportsmole reports that pair are out for the remainder of the season both due to knee injuries.

Ticket information

Given the magnitude of Tuesday evenings match the clash between Manchester City and Real Madrid at the Bernabeu has sold out.

A helpful guide on how to secure UEFA Champions League tickets can be found at the following link at if any last minute tickets become available. It’s never to late for last minute cancellations. If any do occur the linked guide provides all of the available information to secure tickets to the mouth-watering match.

Live Stream/TV information

Tuesday’s match will be shown in the UK on TNT Sports 2. The game is scheduled to kick off at 20:00 (UK time).

For international viewers provides a detailed list of the local provider for each country.

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