Mönchengladbach will host Manchester City' in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 on February 24 at 21:00 CET'. This page will be updated with team news, quotes and expert analysis as an initial approach.
What's the story?
The first taste of Mönchengladbach's UEFA Champions League qualifying rounds, where the two in-form sides of Europe come together, face a 16th-placed Manchester City team in the eighth season. With Gladbach already scratching the scalps of Bayern and Dortmund in 2021', City is impressively shifting through the gears.
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Form : DWWDWW
End : Union Berlin 1-1 Mönchengladbach, 30/01
where they stop : 7th place in Bundesliga'
Format : WWWWWW
End : Manchester City 1-0 Sheffield United, 30/01
where they stop : 1st place in Premier League'
Gladbach : Sommer; Ginter, Zakaria, Elvedi; Lainer, Kramer, Neuhaus, Bensebaini; Stindl; Plea, Hofmann
Manchester City : Ederson; Walker, Stones, Ruben Dias, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan; Sterling, Jesus, Foden
The view from the camps
Manchester City manager Josep Guardiola : "When I was in Germany, I learned how big, important and historical team they are. I respect the beauty of their football. I saw the important moments and I was going through the group with Shakhtar and Inter... I want to be in position."
Mönchengladbach coach Marco Rose "It's a big challenge of course but we are still looking forward to it. If you talk about Manchester City and their coach, then you know what to expect, how they play football and their personal qualities."
More to follow