Pep Guardiola’s team are enjoying a strong season and will be eager make home advantage count in the first leg of this difficult tie. The Citizens are unbeaten since their defeat by Tottenham in the first week of February, a run that has now lasted 12 matches.
Thomas Tuchel started his journey as Bayern boss with a 4-2 win over Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker. Since then, they have lost to Freiburg in the DFB Pokal quarter-final and then beaten the same opponents in their previous outing in the Bundesliga.
Tuchel will want to repeat his European heroics with Chelsea as he prepares his new team for this Champions League quarter-final clash.
GOAL tells you all you need to know about Manchester City vs Bayern Munich below – including team news, squads, kick-off time and more…
|Date:||April 11, 2023|
|Kick-off time:||8 pm BST|
The game is scheduled for April 11 at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.
It will kick off at 8 pm BST in the UK.
How to watch Man City vs Bayern Munich online – TV channels & live streams
|Country||TV channel||Live stream|
|UK||BT Sport 1, BT Sport Ultimate||BT app|
Viewers in the United Kingdom (UK) can watch Man City vs Bayern on BT Sport.
Team news & squads
Manchester City team news
Phil Foden is still a few weeks from a return to the squad after he underwent appendix surgery recently. Aside from the forward, Guardiola has a fully-fit squad to choose his starting line-up from.
Bernardo Silva played both legs in the previous round of the Champions League and he could replace Riyad Mahrez in Guardiola’s XI.
Man City predicted XI: Ederson; Akanji, Ruben Dias, Ake; Stones, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, De Bruyne, Gundogan, Grealish; Haaland
|Goalkeepers:||Ederson, Carson, Ortega|
|Defenders:||Dias, Ake, Akanji, Gomez, Walker, Lewis, Stones, Laporte|
|Midfielders:||Rodri, Phillips, Perrone, Gundogan, Silva, Palmer., De Bruyne|
|Forwards:||Grealish, Álvarez, Mahrez, Haaland|
Bayern team news
Tuchel will be concerned that he doesn’t have a natural striker to take on City as Eric Choupo-Moting is out of the contest due to a knee problem. Long-term absentees Manuel Neuer and Lucas Hernandez also remain sidelined due to injuries.
Leon Goretzka could get into the lineup, with Jamal Musiala playing in a more advanced role to penetrate the strong City defense. It remains to be seen if the struggling Sadio Mane will feature.
Bayern predicted XI: Sommer; Pavard, De Ligt, Upamecano, Davies; Goretzka, Kimmich, Sane, Musiala, Coman; Muller
|Goalkeepers:||Sommer, Ulreich, Schenk|
|Defenders:||De Ligt, Upamecano, Davies, Blind, Cancelo, Pavard, Stanisic, Sarr, Janitzek, Marusic|
|Midfielders:||Goretzka, Musiala, Wanner, Sane, Kimmich, Gravenberch|
|Forwards:||Gnabry, Coman, Muller, Mane|
The last three meetings between Manchester City and Bayern Munich have been friendlies and the team from Manchester has won the last two contests.
The last competitive fixture between the two teams was in the Champions League nine years ago. City were the winners in front of their home crowd.
|July 2022||Bayern 0-1 City||Friendly|
|July 2018||Bayern 2-3 City||Friendly|
|July 2016||Bayern 1-0 City||Friendly|
|November 2014||City 3-2 Bayern||Champions League|
|September 2014||Bayern 1-0 City||Champions League|