Manchester City faces Sporting Lisbon tonight

Manchester City faces Sporting Lisbon tonight in the Champions League

Manchester City is a heavy guest against Sporting Lisbon, Portugal, at 10:00 pm, at Jose Alvalade Stadium, in the first leg of the 16th round of the European Champions League.

Manchester City, led by Pep Guardiola, seeks to return with a good result against Sporting Lisbon in Portugal before the return leg in England in order to qualify for the quarter-finals of the tournament, and to advance a new step towards the title race.

On the other hand, the technical staff of Sporting Lisbon knows how difficult it is to face Man City, but it plans to achieve a surprise by ousting him outside the tournament by achieving a big win during today’s match, taking advantage of the ground workers and the public in this task.

Manchester City qualified for the 16th round of the Champions League with 12 points at the top of the table of its fiery group, which included Paris Saint-Germain, RB Leipzig and Club Brugge of Belgium.

While the Portuguese champion qualified after occupying the second place in his group’s standings with 9 points, in the group that included Ajax Amsterdam, Germany’s Borussia Dortmund and Turkey’s Besiktas.

Manchester City is at the top of the English Premier League standings with 63 points, after playing 25 matches in the league, winning 20 matches, 3 draws and two defeats.

While Lisbon is second in the Portuguese Premier League standings with 54 points, after playing 22 games, winning 17 games, drawing 3 games and losing two games.

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