UEFA Champions League Man City names squad to face Real Madrid with major absentee

Real Madrid vs Man City

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola named a 21-man squad for the trip to Madrid where his side will take on Real on Tuesday night for the first leg of their double UEFA Champions league semi-final clash.

The Cityzens did not forget their shocking elimination last season against the same opponent when everyone were seeing them in the semis already.

This season, they are more experienced and will try to get their revenge.

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However, Pep Guardiola can not count on Nathan Ake as the Dutch centre-back picked up a calf injury against Leeds United over the week-end in the Premier League.

The 28-year old was forced off in the 54th minute and was replaced by Kyle Walker who is likely to take his place as well tomorrow.

Below is Man City’s squad against Real Madrid

Goalkeepers : Ederson, Ortega Moreno,

Defenders : Carson; Walker, Dias, Stones, Akanji, Laporte, Gomez, Lewis;

Midfielders : Rodri, Phillips, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Bernardo;

Forwards : Haaland, Grealish, Alvarez, Mahrez, Foden, Palmer.


Aimé ATTI is a bilingual journalist who breathes football and shares his passion on Africa Top Sports

1 comment

  1. Reply Post By Aliyu Mohammed

    Madrid 3= Man city 0

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