Man City vs. LB Leipzig: Prediction and team news
The new season brings new hope for Man City, who is better placed than ever before to bring home the one trophy they crave the most.
They will be hosting RB Leipzig in the opening round of the UCL group A. City wants to challenge for the trophy again after slipped away against Chelsea in May, while the visitors search for better results.
Guardiola insists that it is extremely important for his team to start the competition with a victory, after losing to Leicester City in the Community Shield and Tottenham in the opening round of the Premier League. The away side heads to this match after losing to Bayern Munich in the German Bundesliga. The German runners-up booked just one victory in four rounds and suffered three defeats. They need to improve their form if they want to enjoy success this season, alongside PSG and the underestimate Club Brugge as well.
RB Leipzig struggles in the attack, and Manchester City will go into this game full of confidence and with a team that can do serious damage. Anything except their victory would be a surprise.
Our prediction: RB Leipzig Asian Handicap -1.75 @1.74