Manchester City host Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal clash on Tuesday night.

Manchester City host Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal clash on Tuesday night.

Atletico have already sent one club from Manchester packing and will be hoping to replicate the same over two legs.

Pep Guardiola’s side made it past Sporting Lisbon 5-0 on aggregate in the last 16 and are all set for this mouthwatering tie.

The visiting team are enjoying a remarkable unbeaten run, stretching to six games with a 4-1 win against Alaves over the weekend.

City on the other hand were 2-0 winners against Burnley to maintain their one-point lead at the top of the English Premier League table.

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What time does Man City vs Atletico start?

The game kicks off at 10pm Kenyan time at the Etihad Stadium.

Man City vs Atletico team news

The hosts are without their defensive trio of Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias and John Stones – though the latter made the bench over the weekend.

Other than that, they have a full squad to choose from with Kevin De Bruyne raring to make an impact from the start.

Raheem Sterling, Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez are the front three expected to start the game.

For the visitors, Yannick Carrasco is serving a ban while Angel Correa and Koke are back and available for selection.

Luis Suarez scored a brace from the bench against Alaves and may be given the nod ahead of Joao Felix for this game.

Man City vs Atletico head to head

This will be the first competitive meeting between Manchester City and Atletico Madrid.

Man City vs Atletico current form

The visitors come into the game after winning all of their last five encounters, while hosts City are also unbeaten, they have drawn twice in that run.

Man City vs Atletico prediction

This will be a hotly contested affair but due to the home advantage, City are expected to come out on top to take an advantage into the second leg.

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