Manchester City face off against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday Evening as they welcome the visitors to Etihad Stadium. The Sky Blue come into the match on the back of an emphatic 4-0 victory over Sevilla in the opening round of the UCL group stages. The Mancunian giants will be looking to clinch all three points again in this home encounter.
Pep Guardiola would opt for the 4-3-3 formation with Nathan Ake returning in the backline and Haaland continuing his great run of form up top.
4-3-3 Manchester City Predicted Lineup Vs Tottenham Hotspur
Ederson Moraes will function in between the sticks for the upcoming clash. The Brazilian shot-stopper will hope to put up a strong performance and secure another clean sheet on Saturday. Ruben Dias will form the centre-half partnership with Nathan Ake at the heart of the City’s backline.
Joao Cancelo might start at the right-back position, whereas Sergio Gomez will fill in on the other flank as the left-back. The full-backs will be expected to stretch the opposition and keep their shape defensively.
Rodri is a guaranteed starter in the holding midfield position as he plays in more of a defensive role to shield his backline.
Bernardo Silva will slot into the central midfield role, whereas Kevin de Bruyne is expected to start in the attacking midfield position. The duo would be determined to set up some clear-cut goal-scoring chances for the frontmen.
Ilkay Gundogan will have to settle for a spot on the bench, but he could come on to make an impact in the second half.
Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez will take up the wide positions, playing on the left and right wing, respectively.
Erling Haaland will lead the line for Manchester City at the weekend. The Norwegian international will fancy his chances of finding the back of the net when he faces off against the Spurs’ defence.