On Tuesday night, Club Brugge will welcome Manchester City as they hope to record yet another historic Champions League victory. On matchday two, City were defeated by Paris Saint-Germain while Philippe Clement’s side won a convincing 2-1 victory over RB Leipzig. Here is everything you need to know about Club Brugge vs Manchester City football prediction for the Champions League match of the season.
Ruud Vormer shone against Kortrijk at the weekend in the absence of Eder Balanta, but the latter may return here after missing the weekend victory due to his late return from international service.
Club Bruges has no injury or suspension issues for the visit of Manchester City.
Philippe Clement is expected to play the same XI for the third Champions League game in a row, following impressive results against PSG and RB Leipzig.
Ederson and Gabriel Jesus both missed the 2-0 win over Burnley following their late return from international service, but should start in goal and attack, respectively, here.
Ferran Torres will be out for the foreseeable future due to a foot fracture sustained while on international duty.
Over the weekend, Ilkay Gundogan and Oleksandr Zinchenko were both fit enough to sit on the bench and are expected to participate.
Brugge vs Manchester City Prediction
Last time out in the Champions League Club Bruges win over RB Leipzig and were tied for first place in Group A with PSG. with this they have extended their unbeaten run to seven games.
Last month with successes over Liverpool and Burnley, Manchester City rebounded from their humiliating 2-0 loss at PSG, taking four points from the two matches. Club Bruges should not be underestimated by City.
City, on the other hand, will be trying to get their Champions League campaign back on track following their 2-0 loss in Paris. Club Bruges will not be taken lightly, but the Premier League side’s quality should be evident.
Over 2.5 goals have been scored in five of Club Bruges’ previous six games (Champions League).
Club Brugge possible starting lineup: Mignolet; Mata, Hendry, Nsoki, Sobol; Vormer, Rits, Vanaken; Sowah, De Ketelaere, Lang
Manchester City possible starting lineup: Ederson; Walker, Dias, Laporte, Zinchenko; Gundogan, Rodri, De Bruyne; Jesus, Foden, Grealish
Our Prediction: Club Brugge 0-2 Manchester City