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manchester City vs Dortmund LIVE Football Score 6 April 2021

Manchester City vs Dortmund LIVE Football Score 6 April 2021

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Date: Tuesday, Apr. 6
Time: 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Etihad Stadium — Manchester, England
Live stream: Paramount+
Odds: City -300; Draw +400; BVB +850 (via William Hill Sportsbook)

Storylines

Man City: On a run of five consecutive victories since they lost to bitter rivals United, the Cityzens have disposed of Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League and opened up a provisional 14-point advantage in the Premier League. Guardiola’s men are overwhelming favorites to advance to the semifinals but have had setbacks in the past when in a similarly favorable scenario. The winner will face defending champions Bayern Munich or last season’s runners-up Paris Saint-Germain and that should, logically, be City.

Dortmund: The Germans have won just one of their last five and are seven points off the top four in the Bundesliga after a 2-1 home defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt over the weekend. With Haaland off the boil and UCL qualification hopes fading fast, Terzic and his players have no choice but to throw everything at City. BVB did unexpectedly hit form away at Sevilla earlier in the year and are capable of hurting even the best sides on the continent. However, this feels like a tall order on paper.

Manchester City’s pursuit of an unprecedented quadruple continues on Tuesday when they welcome Borussia Dortmund to the Etihad Stadium for the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie.

Pep Guardiola’s side easily overcame Borussia Monchengladbach to advance to the last eight, while Dortmund made hard work of their battle with Sevilla, but they eventually got over the line to set up a tie with City.

Pep Guardiola has downplayed Man City’s chances of securing a quartet of trophies this season, but the Premier League leaders are inching ever closer to their first crown of the season after a dominant 2-0 win at Leicester City on Saturday evening.

City could not make their dominance count in the first 45 minutes, but second-half strikes from Benjamin Mendy and Gabriel Jesus saw the runaway leaders move 17 points clear at the top of the rankings, and another four wins from their remaining seven matches would see them wrestle the crown off Liverpool after a phenomenal campaign.

Guardiola’s dominance of the Premier League has been evident for the past few years, but the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss is still waiting for that elusive first Champions League crown at the Etihad, and the Manchester giants have seen their European journeys end in the quarter-finals three seasons in a row.

However, a routine 4-0 aggregate win over Monchengladbach saw City ease into the last eight of the tournament before the international break, and Guardiola’s side have now kept seven Champions League clean sheets in succession.

Only Arsenal in the 2005-06 season have enjoyed a longer run without their defence being breached in the competition, and City enjoy playing Bundesliga sides too, as they have come up trumps in 10 of their last 11 meetings with German teams in the Champions League, but Dortmund and their much-coveted centre-forward are intent on upsetting the apple cart this week.

Team news

Manchester City have no new injuries to report, while Dortmund are still without former City youth player Jadon Sancho who is sidelined with a muscle injury.

 

Dortmund are also without defender Dan-Axel Zagadou, who has a knee injury, while forward Youssoufa Moukoko has been ruled out for the season with a foot injury.

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