[Teams] Man City vs Tottenham: Confirmed line-ups from the Etihad Stadium
Manchester City take on Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium this evening in the Champions League. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Manchester City need to turn around a 1-0 deficit to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League when they take on Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium this evening.
Pep Guardiola has recalled Kevin De Bruyne to the starting eleven as the Belgian international lines-up along with Bernardo Silva and David Silva in the City midfield. Ilkay Gundogan is surprisingly picked ahead of Fernandinho in the holding role.
Raheem Sterling supports Sergio Aguero in attack for Man City while Benjamin Mendy lines-up at the back along with Vincent Kompany, Aymeric Laporte and Kyle Walker.
Tottenham go with a back four as Kieran Trippier starts along with Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen while Danny Rose is preferred ahead of Ben Davies at left-back. Victor Wanyama keeps his place in midfield alongside Moussa Sissoko with Harry Winks and Eric Dier missing out through injury.
Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and Lucas Moura support Hueng-min Son in the Tottenham attack in the absence of the injured Harry Kane. Fernando Llorente and Erik Lamela must make-do with a place on the bench.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Ederson, Walker, Kompany, Laporte, Mendy, Gundogan, Silva, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Sterling, Aguero
Subs: Muric, Stones, Sane, Fernandinho, Mahrez, Otamendi, Jesus
Lloris, Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose, Wanyama, Sissoko, Dele, Eriksen, Son, Lucas
Subs: Gazzaniga, Sanchez, Lamela, Llorente, Foyth, Davies, Skipp