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UEFA Champions League quarter-final second-leg preview: Borussia Dortmund (1) vs (2) Manchester City (Wed - 21:00h. CET; 20:00h. BST) - Team news, possible lineups

Dortmund host Man. City in the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg on Wednesday 14 April at 21:00 CET. This page will update with team news, quotes and expert analysis as kick-off approaches.

What happened in the first leg?

City head into the second leg 2-1 to the good thanks to Phil Foden's last-minute winner in Manchester. Kevin De Bruyne had given Josep Guardiola's in-form side a first-half lead, but Marco Reus' late effort looked to have forced a draw until City's young England midfielder poked in.

Form guide

BVB Borussia Dortmund

Form: WLLDWD
Latest: Stuttgart 2-3 Dortmund, 10/04
Where they stand: 5th in Bundesliga, German Cup semi-finals

Manchester City FC

Form: LWWWWW
Latest: Man. City 1-2 Leeds, 10/04
Where they stand: 1st in Premier League, FA Cup semi-finals, League Cup final

Possible line-ups

Dortmund: Hitz; Morey, Akanji, Hummels, Guerreiro; Emre Can, Dahoud, Bellingham; Reus, Haaland, Hazard

Man. City: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Dias, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Rodri, Gündoğan; Mahrez, Jesus, Foden

Expert predictions

James Thorogood, Dortmund reporter: Dortmund found a chink in Manchester City's armour last week to stoke belief that a previously impossible-looking upset might be on. Two goals are the minimum requirement for BVB, who will be hoping Erling Haaland can end a run of 495 minutes without a goal for club and country.

Simon Hart, Man. City reporter: City hold the advantage but need to stay focused and avoid the defensive mistakes which have cost them so dearly at this same stage in the past three seasons under Guardiola. If they do that, a first UEFA Champions League semi-final since 2016 is within their reach.

View from the camps

Eden Terzić, Dortmund coach: "The belief here is great, but that alone will not be enough. We have shown that we can hold out against top teams. It will be a brutally difficult task. We have to work hard and be courageous tomorrow."

Josep Guardiola, Man. City manager: "Nothing is guaranteed. We had a good result in our first game. We want to impose our game to win the game. We’re taking things one step at a time. We want to win [this] game and now we'll go to Germany and try to win over there. We're not looking far ahead – always the next game."

Source: UEFA 

Photo credit: UEFA 

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