Manchester City will travel to Parken Stadium to face FC Copenhagen in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16. Man City will be high on confidence as they won the last 10 games in a row. So, how will Pep Guardiola line up Man City against FC Copenhagen of Jacob Neestrup? Will Kevin De Bruyne start for the Citizens in this Copenhagen vs Man City match? Here is the Man City predicted lineup vs Copenhagen.
Man City predicted lineup vs Copenhagen - Champions League
Let's start this Man City predicted lineup vs Copenhagen in the Champions League with the formation that Pep Guardiola might pick as his formations are quite tricky to predict. In this Copenhagen vs Man City match, Pep could pick a 4-3-3 formation with Ederson in goal.
As the right-back for Manchester City, Pep Guardiola will have Kyle Walker who is regaining his form. Pep will have Ruben Dias as his first pick for the center-back position. He could go for Stones as his partner. However, the City manager will likely pick Manuel Akanji as another centre-back. Nathan Ake will start this Copenhagen vs Man City game as the left-back for City.
City will have a very strong midfield in this game with Rodri starting as the defensive midfielder. Apart from that, Kevin De Bruyne will start in the midfield for Man City as he will play a more creative role. Apart from him, Argentine World Cup winner Julian Alvarez will start in the midfield for Manchester City.
When it comes to the attack of Manchester City, Pep Guardiola could start Jack Grealish in this game from the left as he will look to have more control in that part of the pitch. Erling Haaland will start this game as the striker for Man City. Phil Foden will be depolyed from the right by Man City manager, Pep Guardiola.
Man City predicted lineup vs Copenhagen: (4-3-3) Ederso, Walker, Dias, Akanji, Ake; Rodri, De Bruyne, Alvarez; Grealish, Haaland, Foden.