UEFA Champions league: FK Crvena zvezda vs Manchester City predicted lineup, injury, how to watch live

The UEFA Champions League has witnessed a series of thrilling fixtures in the 2023-24 group stages, and the excitement is set to reach its peak as the final round of group stage matches concludes today, featuring FK Crvena zvezda vs Manchester City amongst other scintillating fixtures.

In their last Group stages outing, Manchester City will face FK Crvena zvezda without most of their key players, including Erling Haaland who is out with a minor injury. However, this deficit will have little or no effect with the defending champions having already secured their qualification into the next round.

FK Crvena zvezda vs Manchester City predicted lineup and injury

Manchester City will be without their star striker, Erling Haaland, for tonight’s Champions League trip to Crvena zvezda. The match in Serbia is of no consequence for both teams, as they are set to finish top and bottom of Group G respectively, regardless of the result.

As a result, Manchester City is anticipated to make changes in their lineup for the match against Crystal Palace this weekend and for the subsequent Club World Cup campaign. Erling Haaland is expected to be left out of the squad due to a stress-related foot injury that he picked up before the game at Luton.

FK Crvena zvezda vs Manchester City

Pep Guardiola spoke further on other City injuries, saying, “He will be back on Thursday, day after tomorrow, and we see how he feels, I cannot answer [if he will play on Saturday], I don’t know right now. The next press conference I can be more precise about his condition.”

“Jeremy Doku is also absent for City, who remain without the long-term injured Kevin De Bruyne. It’s muscular,” Guardiola said of winger Doku. It’s not a big, big issue like Kevin was for example.”

“We have to think about it as well because he of his explosiveness. We have to be careful. I don’t know when he be ready, maybe one week or two weeks he will be ready again.”

Hence, the City side is expected to feature this starting eleven: Ortega; Lewis, Stones, Akanji, Gomez; Phillips, Nunes; Bobb, Foden, Grealish; Alvarez.

How to watch FK Crvena zvezda vs Manchester City UCL match?

It is finally game week six featuring FK Crvena zvezda vs Manchester City. And the outcome of the game is indeed inconsequential as City has already qualified while FK Crvena zvezda will finish bottom of the table regardless of the outcome of the game.

FK Crvena zvezda vs Manchester City
Manchester City

Manchester City still await the return of Haaland, De Bryune and Doku from injury. Hence they are not expected in the lineup FK Crvena zvezda vs Manchester City tonight.

The match between Manchester City and Crvena zvezda is scheduled for 5:45 pm GMT on Wednesday, December 12, 2023. The venue is the Rajko Mitic Stadium. The TV channel broadcasting the match in the UK is TNT Sports.


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