UEFA Champions League - Manchester City and Dortmund are expected to qualify ahead of schedule if they win one more victory

2022-10-11 15:20

UEFA Champions League - Manchester City and Dortmund are expected to qualify ahead of schedule if they win one more victory

The 2022/23 UEFA Champions League Group G group stage will stage the fourth round of competition, and the Premier League champion Manchester City will travel to Copenhagen to challenge. If Guardiola's team wins this campaign, it is expected to qualify two rounds ahead of schedule.

At present, after 3 rounds of competition in Group G, Manchester City ranks first in the group standings with 3 consecutive victories, Dortmund ranks third with 2 wins and 1 loss with 6 points, Sevilla and Copenhagen are the same Ranked 3rd and 4th with 1 point.

Since Manchester City has achieved 11 goal difference through 3 rounds, even if this game can only draw with Copenhagen, it will have a great chance to get the tickets for the promotion 2 rounds in advance.

In addition, after beating Southampton 4-0 in the last round of the Premier League, Manchester City has won 6 consecutive victories in various important competitions and 3 consecutive league victories. . Therefore, it is not so simple for Copenhagen, who are playing at home, to become a blocker for Manchester City to advance.

Haaland may be rested

At present, Manchester City star Haaland has scored goals in 10 consecutive games. Whether this campaign will continue to set the record is also a point that fans and the media are very concerned about. However, Manchester City will go away to challenge Klopp's Liverpool in this weekend's league game, so Guardiola will most likely let Haaland rest in order to show his best form in the next focus game.

Therefore, the Argentine striker Alvarez, who scored a goal against Copenhagen in the last round, may also get the chance to start.

On the other hand, Bundesliga giants Dortmund will host Sevilla at home. And Terzic's team has also had a dazzling performance recently. After a 4-1 away victory over Sevilla in the last round of the Champions League group stage, they drew 2-2 with defending champion Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga. . In this campaign, Sevilla once again, and if Dortmund wins, they can also qualify with Manchester City ahead of schedule.

In Group G, French champion Paris Saint-Germain will take on Benfica at the Parc des Princes, while Serie A's Juventus will go to the road to challenge Maccabi Haifa again and aim to achieve a 2-game winning streak.