The starting lineups are in for Manchester City vs Real Madrid at the Etihad tonight

Manchester City and Real Madrid have confirmed their starting lineups ahead of tonight’s match at the Etihad Stadium. With their UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie level at 3-all after last week’s classic encounter at the Bernabeu, another mouth-watering tussle awaits. A spot in the semi-final of this year’s UEFA Champions League against either Bayern Munich or Arsenal awaits the winner of tonight’s game.

For the European champions, Pep Guardiola will have a full squad to choose from. Kyle Walker and Nathan Ake were both on the bench for last weekend’s win over Luton Town and are in contention to start tonight against Carlo Ancelotti’s side. John Stones and Phil Foden have also trained this week, meaning every player for the world champions is available for tonight’s must win game against Real Madrid.

Here are the starting lineups ahead of tonight’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg that will be played in front of Manchester City’s passionate home support.

Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has made 5 changes to the team that beat Luton Town 5-1 last weekend. In comes Kyle Walker, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, Phil Foden, and Jack Grealish. Rico Lewis , Mateo Kovacic, Matheus Nunes, Julian Alvarez, and Jeremy Doku all drop to the bench for tonight’s do or die clash at the Etihad.

Kyle Walker returns to the City starting lineup after his absence with a hamstring injury.

Starting lineup: Ederson, Walker, Ruben Dias, Akanji, Gvardiol, Rodri, De Bruyne, Foden, Bernardo Silva, Haaland, Grealish.

Substitutes: Stefan Ortega, Carson, Stones, Ake, Kovacic, Doku, Alvarez, Gomez, Nunes, Bobb, Lewis.

Real Madrid

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