Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between Club Brugge and Manchester City and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.
Club Brugge welcome Manchester City to the Jan Breydel Stadion hoping to defy the heavy odds stacked against them in the Champions League.
The Blue-Black hold second place, and the final knockout spot, in Group A. They have four points from two games, leaving them a point above the third-placed Manchester City. Avoiding defeat, therefore, is a must as the Belgians attempt to pull off a memorable Champions League win.
Stats and facts for Club Brugge and Manchester City.
- Club Bruges unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Club Bruges conceded in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Club Bruges’s last 7 of 9 matches;
- Club Bruges scored in the last 8 of 10 matches.
- Manchester City scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Manchester City’s last 3 of 5 matches;
- Manchester City conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches.
Current form — Club Brugge vs Manchester City
The Blue-Black tough to break down
Club Brugge look to continue their current momentum with another positive result. Philippe Clement’s side look in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches, they first beat RB Leipzig by 2-1, before drawing 1-1 with Anderlecht. They were back as winners last time out when they took out Kortrijk 2-0.
The Citizens hope to boost points tally
It has been up and down for Manchester City going into this match as league results offer little sense of progress. In their last 3 matches, Pep Guardiola’s side lost 2-0 to Paris Saint-Germain before drawing 2-2 away to Liverpool. They returned to winning ways last time out by beating Burnley 2-0.
Club Brugge vs Manchester City — fixture history
There is a first for everything and this is the very first Manchester City have been drawn against Club Brugge in the Champions League.
Current table in the Champions League
Ruud Vormer is enjoying a great goal-per-game ratio, as he has netted a few nice ones recently. Club Brugge will be relying on the services of their in-form marksman yet again when clashing with Manchester City. The visitors are hoping Kevin De Bruyne adds another goal to his current tally. He seems in quite good shape with 3 goals in their last six matches.