German Bundesliga side Schalke entertains English Premier League Champions Manchester City in the last of the UEFA Champions League both sides keen to clinch crucial first-leg advantage in a match that Manchester City appears favorites on paper.
Schalke will be counting on their ever vibrant home support to get the job done and torment the inform City side to first leg defeat as they target to strom the quterfinals of the Cup Competition.
Dominic Tedesco side head into the clash hoping to get back to winning wys after being held to a frustrating 0-0 home drw by Freiburg at their backyard in their latest Germn Bundesliga encounter and pip an almost unstoppable Manchester City side.
The home side hed into the mtch in deep form having won only a single match in their last five encounter suffering two defeats and registerd two drws in their last five matches and they will be an urgent need for them to return to form.
Man City travels to Germn hoping to continue with their fine form nd bag crucial first leg victory over their beleaguered hosts.
The Citizens head into the match buoyed by their recent 4-1 thrashing of Newport away from home in the English FA Cup 5th round to reach the last 8 of the competition and will be seeking yet another win on the road.
Pep Guardiola charges head into the match in terrifc form winning all their last five matches in a row and more of the same shall surely please the Italian tactician.
The Citizens will be counting on the lethal Argentine hitman to fire them past their vistors and bag the crucial first leg advantage while the home side will be keen to keep things quiet at the back.
Head to Head
Man City has won the only competitive matches between the two sides.