Man City v Bayern Munich Betting Tips
On Tuesday evening Manchester City face Bayern Munich at the Etihad Stadium in the Champions League and it’s set to be a cracker. Manuel Pellegrini’s side desperately needs to win this match if they are to make the knockout stages of the Champions League. Their challengers for 2nd place in the group are Roma and CSKA Moscow, both sides are just two points above Man City however the Premier League champions could be knocked out if they lose on Tuesday. On the other hand Bayern Munich have already won the group after winning their opening four matches including a 1-0 victory over Man City in Germany. This match is being televised live on ITV1 at 7:45pm so why not place a bet in-play with Bet365, who are the best bookie around when in-play betting is concerned.
You won’t be surprised to hear that Bayern Munich’s form is outstanding, they’ve won all four of their Champions League matches in the group stage and they are unbeaten in the Bundesliga this season. On Saturday they comfortably beat Hoffenheim 4-0 which was their 15th win in 18 games this campaign.
On the other hand Manchester City’s league form has been suspect, they’re already eight points behind the Premier League leaders Chelsea and their Premier League performances have been below par although they did come from behind to beat Swansea at the weekend. Man City’s Champions League form has also been poor, they are yet to win a match this campaign and they need to beat Munich on Tuesday, the pressure is on City.
The Key Players
Sergio Aguero – If Manchester City are going to win this game Sergio Aguero is going to need to be at his best. The talented Argentine has already scored twelve goals in the League this season despite only starting ten matches, he’s scored more goals than any other player in the Premier League. Aguero has also scored twice in the Champions League and his goals will be needed on Tuesday evening against a resilient Bayern Munich defence
Arjen Robben – Arjen Robben is arguably the third best player in the world right now behind Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo and his performances so far this season back that up. The Dutchman has scored five goals, as well as assisting three in his seven starts in the Bundesliga this season. He has also scored twice in the Champions League and he is very capable of causing the Manchester City back four a few problems with his pace and dribbling ability. Robben is a good bet to score the first goal in this encounter with Bet365 against a shaky Man City defence in my opinion.
Manchester City 3.4 – Draw 3.75 – Bayern Munich 2.15
Manchester City are coming into this match needing a win and I don’t think they can, against one of the best sides in the world. They simply fail to deliver when the Champions League is concerned, City are yet to win in this group and I expect that run to continue against a top class side. Munich beat Man City in September and come into this much off the back of 15 wins from a possible 18, which is incredible. Pellegrini’s side on the other hand have really been disappointing this season and they’ll be without Yaya Toure, David Silva and Fernandinho for this match which is a huge blow.