Champions League Manchester City vs Schalke 04
It is an 8th final return that appears very unbalanced between Manchester City and Schalke 04. The English receive in their lair Etihad Stadium and they leave the favorite of the duel thanks to their victory in Germany in the first leg. After a thrilling match where both teams had their strong time and each led to the score, the Citizens went to win on the wire 3-2 and thus approach this return with more serenity. Leaders of the Premier League, the Skyblues are aiming for an end to the season at the top and are still in the race to achieve a superb hat-trick. Great favorite of this edition 2018-2019, they know they have a very nice card to play and they are not likely to take the Germans high on the edge of the 90 minutes back. But in front, nothing goes for Schalke with a sad and worrying 14th place in the league. With only four points clear of the Stuttgart-held stadium, the Ruhrers know they will have to fight to the end in the league. In a black series of 5 games without a win, they go to England without any confidence and know that it will be very hard to ride their handicap against a team that recites his home football since the beginning of the season. The match may well be long for the Germans and they will be especially careful not to take the broth against players Guardiola.
➲ City remains on 5 consecutive wins.
➲ Manchester have lost only 2 home games this season.
➲ Schalke have not won any of their last 5 matches.
➲ The Germans remain on 4 consecutive defeats.
➲ Manchester have scored in all their home games this season.
Our Betting Prediction Manchester City vs Schalke 04
There should not be too much suspense between Manchester City and Schalke for this round of 16 return. The English came back from Germany with a nice win that gives them a big advantage on the edge of the second leg. It is with confidence and tranquility that they will approach this confrontation. In front, it is very complicated for Schalke who lives a difficult period in the league and who is not guaranteed to stay in the elite next season. The Germans move to Etihad with fear and could well take the broth against a Manchester team in full possession of his means and sure of his strength. So we put on a victory Mancunian.
Betting Prediction: Manchester wins
Betting Tips: Manchester City wins by 2 goals