CITY ARE THROUGH
Manchester city managed to book their place in the last 16 of the Champions League by managing a 4-2 win over Viktoria Plzen. This was an unconvincing win for the team at home, which was especially poor for Manuel Pellegrini.
City have been extremely good at home this campaign and they have scored close to 30 goals in the league alone. There are expected to dominate this encounter, but the underdogs of this group – Viktoria Plzen – managed to almost cause an upset by scoring two goals.
After the match, midfielder James Milner has said that City should be happy that they have qualified for the knockout stages, but they should also try and finish top of the group. Such a position will give them an advantage in the knockout stages since the second match will be at home.
The chance of finishing top of the group is certainly not out of the hands for City, and Unibet think they will do it.
They can claim this spot by beating Bayern Munich, who are regarded as the best team in the world right now. City were beaten by the Germans 3-1 at the Etihad stadium earlier in the season and it will be an even tougher prospect to beat them at the Allianz arena.
“I think it would help to come top in the group, it will be tough out there but hopefully we can go out there and give Bayern Munich a game and see what happens. Joe Hart has just kept going, worked hard and made good saves when he gets the chance. He is a great professional,” said Milner. “It was a hard game, but the most important thing was to finish our home games in the group with a win,” said Nasri.
However, Milner is confident of causing an upset after English teams have had the upper hand over Germans in recent years.