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Champions League: Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in pole position to advance to the quarter-finals

Premier League leaders Manchester City take on Borussia Monchengladbach tonight in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-finals clash

City won the away tie 2-0 with Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus on the scoresheet but tonight’s fixture will not be taking place at the Ethiad due to COVID restrictions.

Instead, the Citizens travel to the Puskas Arena in Hungary, the same stadium Liverpool, beat RB Leipzig a week ago.

Despite not having the so-called ‘home advantage’ City will be confident heading into the match given their outstanding form in the Premier League this season. They currently sit top of the table, on 71 points, 14 points ahead of rivals Manchester United who sit second.

Ferran Torres is City’s top scorer in Europe this season but it is Ilkay Gundogan who has been impressing the most this season with 12 goals in the league.

Pep Guardiola has no fresh injury concerns but Mongengladbach could be without Ramy Bensebaini and Christoph Kramer who both featured for the German side in the previous game.

Elsewhere in Europe, Real Madrid take on Atalanta with the Spaniards holding a slim one-goal advantage. Kick-off for both games is at 20:00 PM BST

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