Champions League Betting Tips

Manchester City vs Sporting Lisbon betting tips: UEFA Champions League preview, predictions & odds

Man City to win and over 3.5 goals (6/5)

Manchester City put Sporting Lisbon to the sword in the first leg by netting five times.

City will be looking to send out a message by producing another big performance in the second leg.

Riyad Mahrez to score anytime (9/2)

Mahrez has been on fire this season and is City's leading scorer with 21 goals in total.

His form over recent weeks has also been mightly impressive scoring five goals in his last five appearances.

On the weekend, the winger netted a brace in City's Manchester Derby win.

Match preview: Manchester City vs Sporting Lisbon

Manchester City head into the second leg with a five-goal lead.

City ran riot in Lisbon two weeks ago as they defeated Sporting 5-0.

Goals from Mahrez, Foden, Sterling and a Bernardo Silva brace sealed the win.

Pep Guardiola's side once again demonstrated their strength on the weekend as they thrashed Man United.

The 4-1 win maintains their six-point lead at the top over Liverpool.

Sporting's near impossible task

Sporting Lisbon face one of the biggest challenges in Champions League history when they face Man City.

The Portuguese champions must overturn a five-goal deficit at the Etihad to reach the next round.

Rúben Amorim's team's main focus will be on closing the gap at the top of the Liga NOS on Porto.

Sporting currently trail Porto by six points.

Manchester City team news

Man City have been dealt a big blow with Ruben Dias being ruled out for several weeks.

He joins Nathan Ake, Cole Palmer and Zack Steffen on the sidelines.

Sporting Lisbon team news

Matheus Nunes picked up another booking in the first-leg and is suspended for the trip to Manchester.

Sporting will also be without Joao Palhinha, Pedro Goncalves and Daniel Braganca who are all injured.

Pedro Porro is ineligible to face his parent club.

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