Man City v Club Brugge betting tips: City attempt to regain confidence
Preview and odds for Wednesday’s Champions League clash
Last season’s beaten finalists take on their Belgian opponents for the second time in Group A, and we check the odds to find some Man City v Club Brugge betting tips.
Pep Guardiola’s side were rampant in a 5-1 victory in the first meeting and will seek to further pad their goal difference on matchday four.
Wednesday’s clash takes place at the Etihad Stadium and is live on BT Sport 3 at 8pm.
Man City v Club Brugge match odds
Man City are in a fight with PSG to win Group A. City are second favourites at evens to win the group and are just a point behind by PSG, who go to the Etihad in the penultimate game in the group phase.
Before that they face Club Brugge, whom City beat comfortably away from home and they are 1/9 to complete the double at the Etihad.
Guardiola’s side have had a difficult week though. They were knocked out of the League Cup by West Ham and suffered a shocking 2-0 home defeat by Crystal Palace on Saturday, which leaves them five points behind leaders Chelsea with 10 Premier League games played.
City have won 20 of their 25 home games in the Champions League under Guardiola and Brugge are not expected to present too many problems.
Club Brugge have never won away from home against an English side in European competition in 13 previous tries, managing just two draws.
However, since losing five consecutive away games in the Champions League between November 2005 and October 2018, Club Brugge have only lost two of their nine games since (W3 D4).
Philippe Clement’s side will be looking to record consecutive away wins for the very first time in the European Cup/Champions League after beating RB Leipzig 2-1 on matchday two. They have won two domestic games and drawn another since being beaten by City and are 33/1 to win. The draw is on offer at 9/1 in the Man City v Club Brugge betting tips.
Man City v Club Brugge head-to-head
City have won six of their seven games against Belgian opponents in European competition (L1), including that 5-1 victory at Club Brugge.
The English champions have scored 21 goals across their previous seven games against Belgian opponents and it is 19/20 that four or more goals will be scored in Man City v Club Brugge betting tips.
City have conceded in four of their last six games in all competitions, and it is 29/20 that both sides score on Wednesday.
Man City v Club Brugge key battles
With the Manchester derby at the weekend, followed by difficult games with Everton and West Ham upcoming, City will hope to regain some confidence as they were flat against Palace.
They will look to some big-name players to step up and restore a sense of normalcy – players like Raheem Sterling, who has been directly involved in 24 goals in 27 home games for Manchester City in the Champions League, scoring 15 goals and making nine assists. Sterling is 19/20 to score at any time and 9/2 to two score two or more.
All odds and markets correct at date of publication