Champions League: Man City, Atletico in action

Champions League: Man City, Atletico in action

The Champions League round of 16 clashes continues as Manchester City welcome Ligue 1 table toppers AS Monaco while Atletico Madrid travel to Bayer Leverkusen.

We preview the matches that will be played today n Europe's top club competition;

Bayer Leverkusen vs Atletico Madrid

Atlético beat Leverkusen on penalties in 2014/15 round of 16. The German club have lost all four last-16 ties.

Champions League: Man City, Atletico in action

Atletico Madrid players

Atlético have lost on last three visits to Germany but have made the Champions League final in two of the last three years (2014 and 2016).

Possible line-ups

Leverkusen: Leno; Henrichs, Toprak, Dragović, Wendell; Aránguiz, Kampl; Bellarabi, Brandt; Havertz, Hernández.

Out: Hakan Çalhanoğlu (suspended), Tah (thigh)

Doubtful: Bender (knock)

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Atlético: Oblak/Moyà; Vrsaljko, Savić, Giménez, Luís; Carrasco, Gabi, Koke, Ñíguez; Griezmann, Torres.

Out: Tiago (knee), Godín (groin), Fernández (knee), Juanfran (thigh)

Doubtful: Gaitán (leg), Oblak (shoulder)

The second leg at the Vicente Calderon in Spain on 15 March.

Manchester City vs AS Monaco

The Ligue 1 side are top of the French League and have won all six two-legged ties with English clubs. Manchester City reached quarter-finals for first time in 2016.

Champions League: Man City, Atletico in action

Man City coach Pep Guardiola

The English side are on a nine-match unbeaten streak at home in UEFA Champions League (W6 D3).

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Possible line-ups

Man. City: Caballero; Fernandinho, Otamendi, Stones, Kolarov; Silva, Touré, De Bruyne; Sterling, Agüero, Sané.

Out: Gabriel Jesus (foot), Kompany (leg)

Doubtful: Clichy (back)

Monaco: Subašić; Sidibé, Glik, Raggi, Mendy; Silva, Fabinho, Bakayoko, Lemar; Germain, Falcao.

Out: Jemerson (suspended), Boschilia (knee)

The second second leg will be played in Monaco on 15 March.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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