Manchester City vs Club Brugge Match Prediction: November 3, 2021
November 3, 2021 8:00 pm
Match Predictions and Betting Odds
Despite putting in lackluster performances in the Champions League, Manchester City has been very consistent in the Premier League and come into this game riding high with a resounding 2-0 win over Burnley. Club Brugge on the other hand has been the surprise package at this year’s UEFA Champions League as the team managed to score a draw and a victory against PSG and RB Leipzig, respectively.
With all the attacking prowess on display from both teams, this encounter promises to be high-scoring as both teams will look to gain the three points that will better their position to enter into the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League.
Manchester City vs Club Brugge: Team News, Probable XI
There are no injury worries or suspension concerns for Club Brugge and everyone is available to be picked for their encounter against Manchester City.
For Manchester City, Ilkay Gundogan and Oleksandr Zinchenko both returned from injuries and were part of the bench in their Premier League fixture against Burnley. Ferran Torres will be unavailable for City as he’s been ruled out until the end of the year with a foot fracture. The likes of Gabriel Jesus, Ederson, Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias, and Jack Grealish are all expected to be part of Manchester City’s matchup against Club Brugge.
Club Brugge (Probable XI): Mignolet, Mata, Hendry, Nsoki, Sobol, Vormer, Rits, Vanaken, Sowah, De Ketelaere, Lang
Manchester City (Probable XI): Ederson, Walker, Dias, Laporte, Zinchenko, Gundogan, Rodri, De Bruyne, Jesus, Foden, Grealish
Manchester City’s Phil Foden is someone who will be looking to to continue his excellent scoring form into the UEFA Champions League. In the English Premier League season 2021/22, Foden has scored 3 goals out of his 9 shots on target and has 1 assist to his name.
Despite the stunning start that Club Brugge has made in this year’s UEFA Champions League, beating Manchester City in this encounter seems to be a difficult proposition. The head-to-head stats indicate that Manchester City are favorites going into this encounter, but nothing is decided in a football match until the final whistle is blown.