Manchester City face another tough road to qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League as they were drawn in a group with an Italian team (Juventus), a Spanish team (Sevilla) and a German team (Borussia Moenchengladbach).
First up for Manuel Pellegrini’s men is a visit from the Italian champions, who are off to a rocky start in 2015/16.
After being held to a 1-1 draw at home against Chievo on Saturday, Juventus sit 16th in Serie A after three matches. Who thought life after Andrea Pirlo would be this difficult?
It’s the complete opposite for Manchester City, who have fully capitalized on the stumbling of their title rivals to win all of their first five matches.
Here’s what you need to know about the match:
UEFA Champions League Matchday 1
Tuesday, Sept. 15
Etihad Stadium, Manchester
2:45 p.m. Eastern time; 7.45 p.m. UK time
Fox Sports 2 (US)/BT Sport Europe (UK): (International viewers, click here for your local provider)
Manchester City 4/5, Juventus 15/4, Draw 12/5
Over/Under: 2.5 goals (over 11/10, under 4/6)
Sergio Aguero to Score and Manchester City to Win: 5/2
First Goalscorer: Manchester City: Sergio Aguero (7/2), Wilfried Bony (9/2); Juventus: Mario Mandzukic (13/2), Paulo Dybala/Simone Zaza/Alvaro Morata (8/1)
0-0 Draw: 8/1
Both Teams to Score: Yes 10/11, No 4/5
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