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Man City predicted lineup vs PSG - Champions League

Craig Vickers
Grealish netted on his Champions League debut against RB Leipzig
Grealish netted on his Champions League debut against RB Leipzig / James Gill - Danehouse/Getty Images
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Man City travel to the Parc des Princes for a heavyweight Champions League clash with PSG on Tuesday, looking to take a firm grip of Group A.

Pep Guardiola's side recorded a statement victory against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, significantly improving the mood around the club after the insipid 0-0 draw with Southampton at the Etihad a week prior.

City also ran out 6-3 winners against RB Leipzig in their Group A opener in the Champions League, which was a particularly good start to the campaign considering they must now come up against a PSG side who possess an enviable array of attacking talent.

The game has all the ingredients to be classic, and here's how Guardiola could line up his side.


Man City predicted lineup vs PSG - Champions League

1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Ederson
Ederson will look to exploit the space in behind PSG / Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images

Ederson (GK) - The Brazilian's peerless distribution could tip the scales in City's favour.

Kyle Walker (RB) - His recovery pace against the explosiveness of Kylian Mbappe will be crucial.

Ruben Dias (CB) - Enjoyed a formidable debut season in England last year and has carried that form into the new campaign.

Aymeric Laporte (CB) - After spending long spells out of the team last season the Spaniard has grasped his opportunity in the absence of John Stones.

Joao Cancelo (LB) - The 27-year-old is integral to Guardiola's tactical plan and performed excellently against Chelsea.

2. Midfielders

Bernardo Silva
Bernardo Silva has been a standout this season for City / Marc Atkins/Getty Images

Rodri (DM) - A firm favourite of Guardiola's, expect Rodri to start with Guardiola keen to dominate the ball and limit PSG's touches.

Bernardo Silva (CM) - After speculation linking him with an exit from Man City this summer, the 27-year-old is enjoying an excellent campaign.

Kevin De Bruyne (CM) - The Belgian's return from injury has been much welcomed by Guardiola and he invariably brings his best on Champions League nights.

3. Forwards

Jack Grealish
Grealish will be looking to showcase his ability on the biggest stage / Michael Steele/Getty Images

Riyad Mahrez (RW) - The former Leicester City man scored twice against PSG last season to fire his side into the Champions League final.

Ferran Torres (ST) - The Spain international has filled the centre forward void well this season, and may come back in after two games on the sidelines.

Jack Grealish (LW) - Netted on his Champions League debut against RB and is beginning to show his best in a City shirt.

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