Pep Guardiola, the coach of the Manchester City team, and the Argentine, Mauricio Pochettino, the coach of Paris Saint-Germain, announced the starting line-up for the decisive confrontation scheduled for 9 pm today, Tuesday, at the Al Ittihad Stadium, the stronghold of Citizens, in the second leg of the semi-final For the UEFA Champions League competition for the current season 2020-2021.
The formation of Manchester City against Paris Saint-Germain
Defensive line: Diaz, The Stones, Zinchenko, and Walker
Midfielders: Kevin De Bruyne, Fernandinho, Gundogan
Offensive line: Phil Fodin, Riyad Mahrez, Bernardo Silva
Manchester City formation
Formation of Paris Saint-Germain against Manchester City
Goalkeepers: Keylor Navas
Defensive line: Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Florenzi, Diallo
Midfielders: Ferratti, Herrera, Paredes
Offensive line: Neymar, Icardi, Di Maria
Formation of Paris Saint-Germain
Manchester City against Paris Saint-Germain
Manchester City scored a valuable victory over Paris Saint-Germain, with two goals to one, in the first leg that was held last week at the “Princes Park” in the French capital, where he scored for the Brazilian Parisian team Marquinhos, while the Belgian Kevin De Bruyne and Algerian star Riad Mahrez scored for City..
It is enough for Manchester City to achieve the result of a tie in today’s match, or a loss with a goal without pay, in order to resolve its qualification for the final match, which will be held on May 29 in Istanbul, Turkey, and to wait for the winner of the match between Chelsea, English, and Real Madrid, which will be held on Wednesday evening at the stadium. Stamford Bridge, after the first leg in Madrid ended in a 1-1 draw.
Manchester City, led by its Spanish coach, seeks to win and qualify for the final match for the first time in history, and to win the title to combine it with the English Premier League title, which is close to achieving it, as it needs to achieve 3 points in the last 4 rounds of the competition..
City had won the English Professional League Cup this season by defeating Tottenham Hotspur in the final match with a goal, to close to achieving the treble this season..
As for the Paris Saint-Germain team, he also wants to lead his Argentine coach, Mauricio Pochettino, to qualify for the final match, for the second consecutive season and to achieve the title for the first time, after losing to Bayern Munich last season with a goal without response..
And absent from Paris Saint-Germain in the confrontation tonight, Senegalese midfielder Idrissa Jana Gay, after he was sent off in the first leg, as a result of his violent interference on the German Ilkay Gundogan, the star of City, and Spain’s Juan Bernat is also absent from the injury..