Sporting Lisbon will welcome Manchester City in Champions League Round of 16 first tie, from 21.00 CET, at Estadio Jose Alvalade. Both teams are in good shape right now.Bet on Sporting - Manchester City with 1xBet
Best bets on Sporting Lisbon vs Manchester City
Bookmakers from 1xBet offer 1.31 for Manchester City to win this first tie, while Sporting Lisbon has a huge 11.50 for a victory. A draw at Estadio Jose Alvalade will cost 6.00
Bet365 offers 1.62 for Total Over 3 and 2.34 for Total Under 3.
Also, experts from Betway offer 2.05 for "both teams to score - yes" and 1.74 for "both teams to score - no".
Where to Watch Sporting Lisbon vs Manchester City
The game Sporting Lisbon vs Manchester City will be broadcast live on BT Sport 2. The broadcast from Estadio Jose Alvalade begins at 20.50 CET, ten minutes before the start of the match.Bet on Sporting - Manchester City with 1xBet
Sporting Lisbon Form
Sporting Lisbon is undefeated in the last five games: 2-1 vs Santa Clara, 2-1 vs Benfica, 4-1 vs Belenenses, 2-0 vs Famalicao and 2-2 vs FC Porto.
Sporting won 12 of the last 13 games played at home across all competitions and have lost only one time, 1-2 against Braga, in January 22.
Last time Sporting Lisbon won against Manchester City was in March 2012, 1-0 at home. Sporting and Manchester City faced each other in the last-16 of Europa League at that time.
Manchester City Form
Manchester City looks unstoppable right now. Top of the table in Premier League, Pep Guardiola's men won 11 of the last 12 games played across all competitions.
RB Leipzig was the last team who beat Manchester City, 2-1, on December 7. Since then, Manchester City had an amazing run. Also, the defeat against RB Leipzig was the only one suffered by City in the last 20 matches.
Manchester City won the last direct game played against Sporting Lisbon, 3-2, in March 2012.
Sporting Lisbon vs Manchester City: possible lineups
- Sporting Lisbon (3-4-3): Adan - Inacio, Coates, Feddal - Porro, Nunes, Palhinha, Reis - Sarabia, Paulinho, Goncalves;
- Manchester City (4-3-3): Ederson - Stones, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo - B. Silva, Rodri, De Bruyne - Mahrez, Foden, Sterling;