Champions League

Real Madrid vs Man City: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Max Parsons
Manchester City and Real Madrid meet again after an all-time classic in the first leg
Manchester City and Real Madrid meet again after an all-time classic in the first leg / Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/GettyImages
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Real Madrid host Manchester City in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final tie on Wednesday, following a first-leg classic that finished 4-3 in favour of Pep Guardiola's men last week.

Teed up to go right to the wire, this midweek clash occurs with both sides fresh from 4-0 wins.

City thrashed Leeds United away from home to make it 16 goals scored in their previous four outings in all competitions and reassume their spot at the Premier League summit, while Carlo Ancelotti's Blancos thumped Espanyol to seal their La Liga title with four games remaining.


How to watch Real Madrid vs Man City on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Wednesday 4 May, 20:00 (BST)
Where is it being played? Bernabeu
TV channel/live stream? BT Sport 2 (UK), Paramount+ (US)
Highlights? BT Sport YouTube
Referee? Daniele Orsato (ITA)
VAR? Massimiliano Irrati (ITA)


Real Madrid team news

David Alaba is not expected to make it back in time for this one, although Eder Militao and Nacho are both available following domestic suspensions.

The likes of Eden Hazard, Gareth Bale and Luka Jovic remain out of contention.


Man City team news

Kyle Walker will once again miss out with his ankle problem, although the visitors will be able to recall Joao Cancelo to European action after the Portuguese served a suspension in the first leg.

John Stones is once more a doubt to feature, as is Nathan Ake after sustaining a knock at Elland Road last time out - likely giving Oleksandr Zinchenko another start in defence.


Real Madrid vs Man City score prediction

Against players who can seriously hurt their opposition when given time to get their feet on the ball, you'd imagine City will go to Real Madrid with the full intention of playing their own brand of football - as Pep Guardiola has previously eluded to.

So, in the likely event that the game becomes stretched with mutually attacking mindsets being deployed, we could see gaps open up for utterly magical players to fill and strut their stuff -and that's never a bad thing for the neutrals.

While it might not turn out to be a second all-time Champions League classic in quick succession, it should be a very watchable affair from which you'd have to back City to progress.

Prediction: Real Madrid 2-2 Man City (Real Madrid 5-6 Man City Agg.)

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