Date: on the 20th of February, 2019 (Wednesday)
Match start: 21:00 (GMT+1)
Tournament: Champions League. 1/8 final.
In frames of the first game of the 1/8 final of the Champions League will be held the Anglo-German fight – Schalke 04 will play against Man City .
The Miners have managed to leave rather stable group of the Champions League which contains also Potro Portugal, Galatasaray Turkey and Lokomotiv Moscow.
But this season the German team doesn’t impress with their game, taking the place in the second half of the tournament bracket and is nearer to the relegation zone than to the Euro Cups places.
Also Schalke 04 is lacking stability: since the beginning of November they are not able to gain more than one win in a row and are regularly losing the points.
Man City is, of course, an obvious favorite of this match and we doubt that Schalke 04 will resist seriously the strong team of Pepe Guardiola. But still City won’t have an easy time during away match.
And though, the Citizens sometimes experience sudden mistakes, it is enough to remember their recent meeting with Newcastle and also with Leicester that have ended with the similar score 1:2.
These were away matches but also at home the Citizens are losing as well: the matches against Crystal Palace and Lyon.
But this match will be a decisive one – the question of getting into another circle will be solved so the Blue Manchester will be extremely focused and motivated.
We suppose that this match will be resultative as City has gained good speed and Schalke 04 is playing on home arena and will try to do all the best in order to get on Etihad stadium with some real chances for final win.
Our tip: Schalke 04 (Asian Handicap +2) – odds 1.67