Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund live online: Champions League 2020/21
Manchester City will continue their quest for the Champions League title when they welcome Borussia Dortmund to the Etihad Stadium for the first leg of their quarter-final tie.
The Citizens are among the last eight teams after beating another German club, Borussia Mönchengladbach, quite easily in the round of 16.
Meanwhile, Dortmund had to battle until the very end against Sevilla to secure their ticket to the quarter-finals, as they got through by just one goal (2-3, 2-2).
City, who could win a quartet of trophies this season, are untouchable in the Premier League, with nine consecutive wins away. With their 2-0 win at Leicester City on Saturday they are almost touching the trophy. They have 74 points, 14 more than neighbors Manchester United, who are sitting second in the standings.
Pep Guardiola will try to bring their dominance in the domestic competition to the most important European competition and avoid being knocked out of the tournament in the quarter-finals for a fourth consecutive season.
They will face, though, a dangerous team in Dortmund, with star striker Erling Haaland as their main menace, as he’s regarded by many as the best striker in Europe together with Robert Lewandowski.
The situation for the German team is quite different: they are fifth in the Bundesliga and have no chances to fight for the title at this point. Leaders Bayern Munich have 64 points, 21 more than Edin Terzic’s team, who have lost 10 of their 27 league games.
The Catalan coach will have a fully-fit squad for the match against the German team. His only concern might be that Joao Cancelo and Fernandinho won’t be able to play the second leg if they pick up a booking. Ilkay Gundogan could replace Fernandinho and Cancelo could be the one in the starting XI.
Bernardo Silva and Raheem Sterling will probably feature from the start in the attacking line, while Phil Foden could take Sergio Agüero’s spot.
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As for Dortmund, Jadon Sancho won’t be available to play against his former teammates due to a thigh issue, although he could be ready for the second leg.
Dan-Axel Zagadou and Axel Witsel will also miss the match, while Nico Schulz is likely to lose his place at left-back to Raphael Guerreiro.
Haaland is one booking away from being suspended, but will undoubtedly be playing up front, while Jude Bellingham and Emre Can could earn starts against the English powerhouse.
The 2020/2021 Champions League quarter-finals first leg between Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund will be played at the Etihad Stadium (Manchester) and will kick off at 3 pm ET (9 pm CEST) on Tuesday 6 April 2021.
That’s 8 pm in the UK, and 12 noon PT.
Find out what time Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund gets underway where you are in the world.
No matter where you are on the planet, you can see what channel the Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund match is available on here.
United States: TUDN App, Paramount+, TUDN.com, ZonaFutbol, Galavision, Univision NOW.
Germany: Sky Sport 1/HD, Blue Sport, Sky Ticket, Sky Go, DAZN.
United Kingdom: BBC Radio 5 Live, BT Sport Extra, BT Sport App, BT Sport 3, BT Sport Ultimate, BTSport.com.
Manchester City-Borussia Dortmund is available in most nations through the rights holders’ online platform, if they have one. The best option is to check who is showing the game in your country and if they have an online service or Ios/Android app to watch it on.
For example, CBS Sports Network has the rights of the Champions League for the US and you can watch the games on CBS All Access.
You can also follow our live text commentary, with all the key statistics, here on AS English. We will be building up to the match throughout the day before giving you a minute-by-minute account as it unfolds.
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