Predicted Manchester City line-up to play Juventus: Defensive changes for Pellegrini

Here is how we predict Manchester City will line up against Juventus later this week:

To be played on Wednesday 25th November 2015 at 19:45. Venue: Juventus Stadium,

Odds: Juventus 6/5, Draw 23/10, Man City 23/10

Manchester City travel to Italy this week to take on Serie A side Juventus in their latest Champions League group match.

City are currently top of Group D as they bid to reach the knockout stages of the prestigious competition as group winners, but they will have to be at their very best to overcome Juventus in their own backyard on Wednesday.

The Italians are currently one point behind City with eight points, and with City already six points clear of third-placed Sevilla and guaranteed a place in the next round the pressure is off Manuel Pellegrini’s men.

That is probably for the best after they suffered a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Liverpool at the weekend, but the Blues will want to put on a performance in their very next match.

In early team news, City are without Wilfried Bony and Samir Nasri while they have doubts regarding David Silva and Vincent Kompany.

As for Juventus, they are definitely without Roberto Pereyra and they have doubts over Patrice Evra, Sami Khedira, Hernanes and Martin Caceres.

Juventus predicted lineup

  • Gianluigi Buffon
  • Leonardo Bonucci
  • Giorgio Chiellini
  • Patrice Evra
  • Stephan Lichtsteiner
  • Juan Cuadrado
  • Claudio Marchisio
  • Paul Pogba
  • Stefano Sturaro
  • Paulo Dybala
  • Álvaro Morata

Man City predicted lineup

  • Joe Hart
  • Gaël Clichy
  • Martín Demichelis
  • Nicolás Otamendi
  • Bacary Sagna
  • Kevin De Bruyne
  • Fernandinho
  • Fernando
  • Raheem Sterling
  • Yaya Touré
  • Sergio Agüero

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