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Man City vs Copenhagen: Champions League preview

Maximum points after two games set City up nicely ahead of a double-header against the weakest team in Group G, and could all but secure their last-16 spot with another victory.

Pep Guardiola, though, will be tempted to rotate as his team juggle 11 games across five weeks ahead of the World Cup.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Man City vs Copenhagen is scheduled for an 8pm BST kick-off on Wednesday, October 5, 2022.

Etihad Stadium will host the match.

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Where to watch Man City vs Copenhagen

TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport 3, with coverage starting at 7.15pm.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the BT Sport website or app.

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.

Man City vs Copenhagen team news

Manchester City are missing up to four first-team stars for the visit of Copenhagen.

Kalvin Phillips is out for a few more weeks after undergoing surgery and was joined by Rodri on the treatment table at the weekend. A surprise absence for the derby, it is unknown when the midfielder will return.

In defence, the knock John Stones picked up on international duty also kept him out of the derby and will be out for the rest of the month. Kyle Walker was forced off against Manchester United so is now a doubt.

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Man City vs Copenhagen prediction

Manchester City have more than enough quality to win in front of their own fans. Erling Haaland can seemingly beat any team on his own at the moment, so this should be very straightforward.

Man City to win 3-0.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Man City wins: 1

Draws: 1

Copenhagen wins: 0

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