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Feb 13, 2018 at 7.45pm UK at ​St. Jakob-Park
Attendance: 36,000
Basel
0-4
Man CityManchester City
FT(HT: 0-3)
Gundogan (14', 53'), Silva (18'), Aguero (23')

Team News: Manchester City make two changes for Basel trip

Team News: City make two changes for Basel trip
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Manchester City make two changes for their Champions League clash with Basel.

Manchester City have made two changes from the side that defeated Leicester City 5-1 at the weekend for this evening's Champions League clash with Basel.

Captain Vincent Kompany and Fabian Delph have been drafted into the Sky Blues' defence in place of Oleksandr Zinchenko and the injured Aymeric Laporte.

On the City bench, manager Pep Guardiola could call upon playmaker David Silva and Germany winger Leroy Sane in Switzerland as both players have overcome injuries to claim places in the squad.

Hosts Basel line up in a 5-4-1 formation with Dimitri Oberlin serving as the lone striker.

Taulant Xhaka and Bias Riveros will feature in a five-man defence for the Swiss outfit, while midfielder Luca Zuffi passed a late fitness test to claim a spot on the bench alongside former Norwich City striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel.

Basel: Vaclik; Lang, Xhaka, Lacroix, Suchy, Riveros; Stocker, Die, Frei, Elyounoussi; Oberlin
Subs: Van Wolfswinkel, Zuffi, Salvi, Ajeti, Bua, Petretta, Manzambi

Manchester City: Ederson; Walker, Kompany, Otamendi, Delph; De Bruyne, Fernandinho, Gundogan; B.Silva, Aguero, Sterling
Subs: Bravo, Danilo, Stones, Laporte, Sane, Silva, Foden

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1714303773045
2Manchester CityMan City17142148103844
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs17130431161539
4Chelsea17114235142137
5Arsenal17104337231434
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd177552929026
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves177461919025
8Everton176652422224
9West Ham UnitedWest Ham177372525024
10Watford177372325-224
11Bournemouth177282528-323
12Leicester CityLeicester176472121022
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton176382024-421
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle174491422-816
15Crystal Palace1743101423-915
16Cardiff CityCardiff1742111733-1614
17Southampton172691632-1612
18Burnley1733111533-1812
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1724111028-1810
20Fulham1723121642-269

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