Maybe the best side in Europe for the time being, Manchester City, will host the struggling Swiss giants, Basel, in the second leg of the Champions League knockout stage looking for another ‘easy’ victory after they’ve demolished the RotBlau at the St. Jakob-Park with four goals to nil. The Citizens are ruthless at home, having won their last nineteen games at the Etihad Stadium in all competition, with +50 goal difference. Pep Guardiola’s team has almost secured the title in the Premier League and already clinched the Carabao Cup title, but their primary objective is lifting Europe’s most prestigious trophy. Basel have had a turbulent season in their respective championship losing almost any hope of closing the gap on Young Boys, and another moral crushing defeat could devastate them ahead of the final phase of the season.
Guardiola still can’t count on Benjamin Mendy and Fernandinho, while Raheem Sterling’s return to action remains uncertain. Gabriel Jesus played a couple of minutes against Chelsea and Arsenal after returning from injury, and he could start from the first minute. The visitors will arrive in England without the injured goalkeeper, Germano Vailati, and the centre-back, Eder Balanta, as well as the suspended Taulant Xhaka.
23 October 2018 Arsenal will take on Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium, hoping to extend a 6-game Premier League winning streak. Although the Gunners started …Read More
23 October 2018 Real Sociedad will host Girona at the Estadio Anoeta in San Sebastian, hoping to clinch the first home victory in La Liga this …Read More
23 October 2018 The two sides that are going through a tumultuous period are set to face-off against each other at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris, with …Read More
21 October 2018 Parma and Lazio are set for a face-to-face meeting at the Stadio Ennio Tardini, with the hosts looking to extend a 2-game winning …Read More
21 October 2018 Montpellier will host Bordeaux at the Stade de la Mosson, hoping to extend an impressive 8-game lossless streak. After a disappointing 2-1 defeat …Read More