Manchester City vs Tottenham prediction: Manchester City line-up

Manchester City travel to the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as Pep Guardiola’s side faces Tottenham in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday.

The Cityzens booked a place in the FA Cup final after beating Brighton 1-0 at the Wembley on Saturday. The gritty win at Wembley in the FA Cup will give Guardiola’s men a lot of confidence going into the Champions League game against Spurs.

Tottenham, on the other hand, won their first game at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium against Crystal Palace last week and will be raring to beat City on Tuesday.

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Manchester City have been handed a double-injury boost as Sergio Aguero and Fabian Delph returned to training on Sunday.

Kyle Walker was substituted at half-time with a hamstring problem in the FA Cup semi-final victory against Brighton but the full-back is expected to be fit to face his former employers. But Oleksandr Zinchenko will miss the game due to thigh injury.

Probable Manchester City XI

Formation: 4-3-3

Manager: Pep Guardiola

Ederson (GK)

Ederson has been in fine form for City throughout the season and is expected to continue in goal against Tottenham.

Kyle Walker (RB)

Walker is expected to recover from the hamstring injury and face his former club. He’ll be raring to make an impact against Pochettino’s side at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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John Stones (CB)

Stones came off the bench against Brighton at Wembley but should start the game on Tuesday.

Aymeric Laporte (CB)

Partnering Stones in central defence will be Laporte, who has been one of City’s best players this season.

Benjamin Mendy (LB)

Mendy made his first start since November in the FA Cup victory over Brighton. With Zinchenko out injured, the Frenchman is likely to start at Tottenham.

Fernandinho (CDM)

One of City’s most crucial cogs, Fernandinho will look to boss the game and make his presence felt in the first leg of Champions League quarter-finals.

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David Silva (LCM)

Silva’s creativity and vision make him an asset for City. He is a certain starter for Guardiola’s side on Tuesday.

Kevin de Bruyne (RCM)

De Bruyne has endured an injury-ravaged campaign but now back to full fitness and starting games for City, he’ll look to make a mark against Spurs.

Bernardo Silva (RW)

He has been City’s one of the most influential players this season. His dribbling skills, vision and work-rate is simply fantastic, making Silva one of the first names on the team sheet.

Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling (LW)

Sterling has been in red-hot form this season and will look to give Tottenham defenders a torrid time.

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Sergio Aguero (ST)

Aguero is one of the best strikers in the world and he’ll have to be at his best if City are to win the first leg against Spurs.

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