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UCL Preview: Manchester City vs Real Madrid

Last season’s record breaking Premier League winners finished the year in third place. Manchester City sit 14 points off of the leaders, having already lost more games this season than they did in the year prior. With the league firmly lost, a Champions League trophy would be one of the better consolations. Real Madrid, however, ended their year just two points off Barcelona. The Cristiano Ronaldo chapter appears to have finally ended and Zinedine Zidane can begin working towards a prosperous future. In their competition, Madrid face a team that will leave everything on the field.

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UCL Group C: What To Expect

Manchester City have the footballing gods smiling down on them but Pep Guardiola will know more than anyone that they can not afford to think too far ahead. In 56 away games in the Champions League, Guardiola’s record of only 25 wins, while still better than most, is maybe something to look forward to for opponents Shakhtar Donetsk, Dinamo Zagreb and Atalanta B.C.

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