He was not playing good last games, today he was amazing. He knows it. "He's a player who needs the dynamic and to be free but it's difficult with a back five and four players close to the back five. We have an exceptional team, you have to be patient and don't give away set-pieces. At the end we were playing low rhythm and we suffered. " Pep's side are already through to the knockout stage of the Champions League Man City vs Sevilla: Players to watch Despite having Europe’s hottest striker in the team, Julian Alvarez has been getting a lot of playing time in the Champions League.
Man City vs Sevilla: Group G comes to a close at the EtihadWe preview Man City's Matchday 6 clash against Sevilla in Group G of the Champions League. Published: 31 October 2022 - 2. 53pm By Press Association When and where to watch Man City vs Sevilla Man City vs Sevilla kicks off at 8pm on Wednesday 2 November. You can catch all the action from 7. 15pm at the Etihad exclusively live on BT Sport 3.
In the Champions League, things have improved too with a 1-1 away draw to Dortmund and a 3-0 home win against Copenhagen. Those results have all but secured Europa League football for Sevilla for the rest of the season – a competition that Sevilla have historically done so well in. Isco is looking to score in consecutive Champions League matches for the first time Man City vs Sevilla: Last time they met Manchester City kicked off their Champions League campaign with a 4-0 thrashing over Sevilla in Spain on Matchday 1. Two goals from Erling Haaland, plus strikes from Phil Foden and Ruben Dias ensured Pep’s men took an early lead in the group and they haven’t looked back since. He said what?! Pep on star man Kevin De Bruyne's exceptional performance against Leicester at the weekend: "He's back.
He started against Dortmund last week and Copenhagen away. Unfortunately both matches ended 0-0. At the weekend, Alvarez started against Leicester, but it needed a Kevin De Bruyne freekick to break the deadlock. So far this season, Alvarez has managed two goals in ten Premier League appearances for Man City. Both those goals came in a 6-0 rout against bottom-of-the-league Nottingham Forest at the end of August – and when City were already 4-0 up. In the Champions League Alvarez has one goal in five matches – the final goal in a 5-0 rout of Copenhagen. With a chance to impress in front of his home fans, Alverez has a chance to get on the scoresheet and make a real difference.
The Norwegian sat out of City’s win over Leicester at the weekend after suffering an ankle injury during the 0-0 draw with his former side Borussia Dortmund last week. Guardiola said, "He won't play against Sevilla, because we have already qualified and hopefully against Fulham he can help us. ” That means Julian Alvarez could be given another chance to impress up front after filling in on Saturday. Youngster Cole Palmer would’ve probably been given the chance to impress with not too much riding on this match, but he’s also out through injury.
And Sevilla should be fairly comfortable knowing that they will most likely play Europa League football in the new year. So expect both clubs to make changes and not take any big risks this close to the World Cup and with important league fixtures coming up at both ends of the table. On Saturday, Manchester City have the chance to reclaim top spot in the Premier League when they take on Fulham. Current table toppers Arsenal play Chelsea the day after. Sevilla play away at high-flying Real Betis on Sunday and need points to escape the relegation zone.
In front of their own fans Pep will be hoping his team can put on a show before the knockout stages in the new year. Sevilla have had a nightmare season so far. They find themselves third from bottom of La Liga and have lost their last two matches, including a 1-0 defeat at home to Rayo Vallecano at the weekend. The Spanish side sacked their manager Julen Lopetegui after their 4-1 defeat at home to Dortmund in the Champions League last month. Former boss Jorge Samaoli took charge and things improved slightly with five points from nine in his first three games in charge. A defeat away to Real Madrid was to be expected, but the weekend’s home defeat to Vallecano would’ve come as a big blow.
Man City vs Sevilla: Key stats Sevilla are winless in all three UEFA Champions League meetings with Man City (L3), only facing Borussia Dortmund more often without winning in the competition (four games). Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has only lost two of his 13 games against Sevilla as a manager (W9 D2), with his teams averaging 2. 5 goals per game against them (33 in total). His only home defeat against them came in January 2010, with his Barcelona side losing in the Copa del Rey against Manolo Jiménez’s Sevilla (1-2).
Man City vs Sevilla match preview It would take a minor miracle for any of the Group G standings to change after Matchday 6 of the Champions League. Manchester City are top and would only lose that spot if they were defeated at home to Sevilla and Dortmund were to beat Copenhagen with a big swing in goal difference. Sevilla could technically still clinch second place in the group, but would require an even bigger goal difference swing, as well as a victory at the Etihad and an unlikely win for Copenhagen at home to Dortmund. Man City should see out Group G without too much hassle against a Sevilla side they demolished 4-0 in Spain on Matchday 1.
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With Erling Haaland out, Julian Alvarez should get a chance to play, having been involved in City’s last two 0-0 draws in the competition, plus their 1-0 win over Leicester at the weekend. Watch Man City vs Sevilla in the Champions League Watch City see out Group G of the Champions League before the knockout stages in the new year. Watch Man City and more for just £25 a month with no contract. Man City vs Sevilla predicted lineups Man City: (4-3-3) Ederson; Akanji, Dias, Ake, Cancelo, Rodri, Gundogan, Silva, De Bruyne, Foden, Alvarez. Sevilla: (4-4-2) Dmitrovic; Montiel, Gudelj, Marcao, Alex Telles, Suso, Rakitic, Jordan, Gomez, Isco, Dolberg. Julian Alvarez came in for the injured Erling Haaland at the weekend Man City vs Sevilla: Injuries and suspensions With Man City already through to the knockout stages of the Champions League, Pep Guardiola will rest top goalscorer Erling Haaland’s for Wednesday's visit of Sevilla.
Sergio Gomez is available for selection again after being sent off against Copenhagen and missing City’s trip to Germany last time out. Sevilla arrive at the Etihad without French defender Tanguy Nianzou after he tore a muscle in the La Liga match against Valencia last month. Also out is striker Youssef En-Nesyri. The Moroccan international came off the bench to score against Copenhagen in Sevilla’s last Champions League match, but missed his side’s home defeat to Rayo Vallecano at the weekend with a hamstring injury.
Form (last 6 matches) Man City – WWDLWW Sevilla - LDWDLL Man City vs Sevilla: Form guide Man City beat Leicester 1-0 at the weekend thanks to a bit of magic from Kevin De Bruyne. The Belgian’s ferocious freekick found the top corner and secured three points for City, although they also needed a tremendous save from Ederson to deny Youri Tielemans’ stunning volley. The win saw City top the Premier League table on Saturday, before Arsenal took it back off them with a win on Sunday. In the Champions League, City wrapped up top spot in the group with a 0-0 draw in Dortmund last week. That followed another 0-0 draw in Copenhagen the week before. Two stalemates in a row is surprising for a side that have scored goals so freely, but having a man sent off in Norway and not needing to win in Germany perhaps played their parts.
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