Champions League

Club Brugge vs Man City: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Matt O'Connor-Simpson
Man City will be looking for another win
Man City will be looking for another win / Robbie Jay Barratt | Adam Pretty – Getty Images
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Manchester City will be looking to bounce back from their Champions League defeat to Paris Saint-Germain on matchday two when they travel to Belgium to take on Club Brugge.

After getting off to a winning start against RB Leipzig, Pep Guardiola's side faltered in Paris meaning they actually enter this game one point behind their opponents.

Tipped to be Group A whipping boys, Club Brugge have impressed so far with their win over Leipzig last time out and an even more impressive 1-1 draw with PSG on matchday one.

Can they make it three European upsets on the spin? Here is everything you need to know ahead of the clash...


How to watch Club Brugge vs Man City on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Tuesday 19 October 17:45 (BST)
Where is it being played? Jan Breydel Stadium
What TV channel is it on? BT Sport (UK) , fuboTV (US), DAZN (Canada)
Where to catch highlights? BT Sport YouTube channel
Who's the referee? István Kovács
Who's the VAR? Paolo Valeri


Club Brugge team news

Things are looking good for Club Brugge ahead of this one with manager Philippe Clement not having any injuries or suspensions to contend with.

As a result, they should field the same starting XI as they did against RB Leipzig on matchday two, although Ruud Vormer will be pushing for a start after bagging a brace on Friday night.


Man City team news

Ferran Torres
Ferran Torres will be out for some time after suffering a knock while on Nations League duty / Soccrates Images/GettyImages

City were dealt a major blow recently with Ferran Torres being ruled out for up to three months after picking up a foot injury during the international break.

Pep Guardiola should be able to call upon Brazilian pair Ederson and Gabriel Jesus though, after they sat out of the Burnley game following a late return from international duty.

Ilkay Gundogan and Oleksandr Zinchenko might get minutes too following their appearances on the bench this weekend.


Club Brugge vs Man City confirmed lineups

Club Brugge: Mignolet; Mata, Hendry, Nsoki, Sobol; Balanta, Rits, Vanaken; Sowah, De Ketelaere, Lang

Man City: Ederson; Walker, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo; Silva, Rodri, De Bruyne; Mahrez, Foden, Grealish.


Club Brugge vs Man City score prediction

Bernardo Silva
Man City should be celebrating again on Tuesday night / Alex Livesey/GettyImages

Club Brugge proved they are no mugs with that Leipzig win but even still, it is hard to back anything other than a straightforward away win here.

City have only ever lost once to Belgian opposition in six previous meetings, winning all of the other five - often by quite large margins.

We do not expect this to change on Tuesday with a respectable defeat likely the best that Club Brugge can hope for.

Prediction: Club Brugge 0-3 Man City


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