Archive for November 23rd, 2016

CL Match Preview : Borussia M.Gladbach vs Manchester City

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

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Manchester City kept their aim of finishing top of the group alive after beating Barcelona last time out, but they still need Luis Enrique’s side to slip up in order to overturn the current two-point gap and that isn’t likely.

After a run of six matches without a win, City are now unbeaten in four and have won three of those. Defending is still an issue for City, who have only managed one clean sheet in their last 12 matches in all competitions.

Gladbach, meanwhile, have only won three of their last 12 competitive matches and are winless in their last four. One win in their last six home matches is also not a great record ahead of the reception of City, who beat them 4-0 in the reverse fixture back in September.

With Gladbach back to full strength you cannot underestimate the German side. Pep Guardiola has also struggled against Andre Schubert in the past to add to what should be an interesting tie, but City should come out on top in the end. Naijabet.com

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Borussia M.Gladbach – Gladbach will be without Julian Korb after he was sent off in their 1-1 draw with Celtic in their last Champions League outing.

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CL Match Preview : Celtic vs Barcelona

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

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Since being thrashed 7-0 by Barcelona in September Celtic have only lost one of the resulting 13 matches in all competitions – a 2-0 defeat at home to Gladbach.

They have won five of their last six and kept a clean sheet in seven of their last nine competitive matches.

Barcelona haven’t kept a clean sheet in any of their last five competitive away games, which should give Brendan Rodgers some confidence ahead of Wednesday’s glamour tie in Glasgow.

Unfortunately for the home side, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez both return for Luis Enrique’s side. Naijabet.com

The Spanish giants have scored in all eight of their competitive away matches this season and have scored more than one goal in six of those matches. Keeping Barcelona’s front free at bay is likely to prove too much for Celtic’s defence. These matches have been close in the recent years and this could be decided by one goal.

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