Pep Guardiola is the media word.
“Silva is almost operational again, Jesus has a slight muscle injury and Gundogan has problems with his foot,” said coach Pep Guardiola on Monday at a press conference. “We have to make do with the guys that we have here.”
Manchester City started the group stage with a surprising thuisnederlaag against Lyon (1-2). After four rounds is the English champion, however, the front-runner. A draw is enough Tuesday for a place in the eighth finals. At a victory, Manchester City is already sure of the first place.
Lyon has Tuesday, a victory necessary to after five of the six rounds already, be sure to have a longer stay in the Champions League. A draw is enough as well as Hoffenheim against Sjachtar Donetsk undecided ends.