| On Oct 19, 2021 6:15 PM IST

BRU vs MCI Dream11 Team Prediction Tips For Club Brugge vs Manchester City Champions League Live Score 19 October


BRU vs MCI Dream11: Club Brugge host Manchester City in the champions league tonight in a Group A clash. Defending champions Brugge sit second in the Belgian Pro League. They head into this game on the back of 2-0 victory over Kortrijk. In the last champions league game, they won 2-1 away at RB Leipzig.

Meanwhile, Manchester City won 2-0 versus Burnley on the weekend to move up to third in the league. The Citizens were beaten convincingly by Paris Saint-Germain in the last round. This is an important clash in the grand scheme of things for Group A.

Date: 19 October, Tuesday
Kick-Off: 22:15 PM (IST)
Venue: Jan Breydel Stadium

Champions League Table (Group A)

Club Brugge| 2nd; Manchester City| 3rd

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Recent Form
Club Brugge: WDWDW
Manchester City: WDLWW

Head to Head 

This is the first encounter between the two sides.

BRU vs MCI Today Match Prediction

Club Brugge News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • There are no injuries or suspensions for the hosts.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Club Brugge will lineup in a 4-4-2 formation.
  • S Mignolet should start in goal.
  • E Sobol, S N’Soki, J Hendry, and C Mata could be the back four.
  • E Balanta, M Rits, N Lang, and K Sowah will occupy central midfield positions.
  • Hans Vanaken and Charles De Ketelaere will partner along up front.

Club Brugge Starting XI (Probable)

Simon Mignolet
Eduard Sobol
Stanley N’Soki
Jack Hendry
Clinton Mata
Eder Balanta
Mats Rits
Noa Lang
Kamal Sowah
Hans Vanaken
Charles De Ketelaere

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Manchester City News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Ferran Torres is the only confirmed absentee in this fixture.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Pep Guardiola will put out a 4-3-3 formation.
  • Ederson should be starting in goal.
  • J Cancelo, A Laporte, R Dias, and K Walker are expected to be the back four.
  • Rodri, I Gundogan, and K De Bruyne should occupy the midfield.
  • P Foden, J Grealish, and G Jesus should be the front three.

Manchester City Starting XI (Probable)

Joao Cancelo
Aymeric Laporte
Ruben Dias
Kyle Walker
Ilkay Gundogan
Kevin De Bruyne
Phil Foden
Jack Grealish
Gabriel Jesus

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BRU vs MCI Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Kevin de Bruyne has been in great form for Manchester City and will be pivotal in this game. He has two goals this season, both coming in the last two games.

Goals 2
Assists 0
Shots on Goal 5
Chances Created 14
Interceptions 4
Tackles 3

Gabriel Jesus has been looking good for club and country. He has three goals and four assists this season.

Goals 3
Assists 4
Shots on Goal 6
Chances Created 11
Interceptions 5
Tackles 5

Differential Pick

Joao Cancelo completes our trio of Manchester City suggestions. He has high assist potential and can also keep a clean sheet.

Goals 1
Assists 1
Shots on Goal 4
Chances Created 11
Interceptions 23
Tackles 15

BRU vs MCI Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper – S Mignolet
Defenders – K Walker, A Laporte, E Sobol, R Dias
Midfielders – K De Bruyne, J Grelaish, H Vanaken
Forwards – G Jesus, P Foden, C De Ketelaere

Likely Winner:

  • Club Brugge and Manchester City are meeting for the first time in European play.
    Since defeating Chelsea 1-0 in the Cup Winners’ Cup in 1995, Club Brugge has gone winless in 12 games against English opponents (D3 L9) in all European tournaments.
  • Manchester City has won five of its six European meetings against Belgian opponents, with the exception of a UEFA Cup encounter against Standard Liege in November 1978.
  • Club Brugge has gone undefeated in their past four UEFA Champions League group stage games (W2 D2), picking up eight points in the process.
  • PSG defeated Manchester City 2-0 in their previous Champions League match at the Parc des Princes. Pep Guardiola has only lost consecutive away games in the tournament once as a manager, and that was with Bayern Munich.
  • Man City are expected to dominate this game.

Match Odds:

Club Brugge: 21/2
Manchester City: 1/3

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Devashish Pant

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