City seeking three points today on his Etihad Stadium against Bayern Munich,in must win match for Roberto Mancini footballers.Even if they manage to beat Bayern, City depends on result from another match in this group which will be played in Spain,where Villareal hosts Napoli.Napoli is placed on second place with point more then Citizens.So to jump Napoli,Man city must win againt Deutsch Bayern,and Napoli shouldnt win.
In first match at Allianz Arena ,Bayern beat Citizens with 2:0 and it was the only time this season that current Premier League leader failed to score a goal.
That tension between these two clubs are on high level,tells recent conflicts between Man City manager R.Mancini and Bayern president Rummenigge,after after the Bayern Munich president again questioned Manchester City’s ability to meet UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations.
“I don’t understand Rummenigge’s behaviour” said Mancini. “For six months he talks against us every time for Financial Fair Play and he continues to say he hopes Napoli go through.
“I think Manchester City are working for this FFP for the next two years. But I don’t understand what’s happening with Rummenigge. I will ask him.”
Bayern Munich players have problems with flu,so Thomas Muller and Mario Gomez are big question for this match,like Toni Kroos and its likely that Jupp Heynckes willrest them,as they already secured the first place in the group.Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger remains sidelined with a fractured clavicle, and defender Daniel van Buyten is also nursing a knock. Philipp Lahm may also be given a rest, meaning Diego Contento could feature on the left of defence.
Roberto Mancini have a full squad to select first line-up,so it will come to him to pick up rigth players to achieve so need victory against Deutsch giant Bayern.
Hart;Richards, Kompany, Lescott, Clichy;Barry, Yaya Toure, Milner;Silva, Dzeko, Aguero
Neuer;Rafinha, Boateng, Badstuber, Contento;Luiz Gustavo, Tymoshchuk;Olic, Alaba, Usami;Petersen
Prediction : Man City win