PREDICTION FOR FC Basel – Manchester City :
– City win 1.35
Great return of the Champions League, with a surprise guest at this stage of the competition! Second in his group hen behind Manchester United, FC Basel beat a number of forecasts ahead of Benfica Lisbon and CSKA Moscow. Certainly not enough to impress Manchester City that said, which seems to assert week after week as one of the favorites – if not the favorite – to the final victory in this Champions League. Largely ahead in the Premier League, the Citizens intend to cross the level they miss in the LDC under the thumb of Pep Guardiola, and the qualification against the Swiss FC Basel is likely to emerge in this first leg!
Our Bet Explained
Despite his 2nd place in group stage, it is good to note the defeat of the Swiss club against CSKA Moscow on his turf and that the victory against MU was acquired while the Mancunians were already qualified.
Manchester City crushes everything in its path this season, 23 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss in 27 league games, 5 wins and 1 loss (being already qualified) in 6 games LDC!
FC Basel is one of the small squires of the round of 16 despite a regular presence in European cups in recent seasons. The gap with Manchester City seems far too big!
In the last Basel match at home, the Swiss club lost in the league against Lugano (0-1) …
Prediction Fc Basel Manchester City
City is well above his opponent and the qualification should almost be acquired in this first leg, Guardiola and his men seeming well to return from Basel with a victory!