Man City vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League semi-final: Team news, TV info, probable line-ups, kick-off time, and odds

Tuesday is completely new territory for Manchester City, as they prepare to take on Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals.

Manuel Pellegrini’s side overcame a tough PSG side in the last round and could face either Atletico Madrid of Bayern Munich in the final; providing they progress.

So here, Sportsmail gives you an ‘all you need to know’ about the clash at the Etihad Stadium…

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is readying himself for the semi-final clash with Real Madrid 
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is readying himself for the semi-final clash with Real Madrid
Team News

Manchester City

Midfielder Yaya Toure has been ruled out of the first leg of Manchester City’s Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid on Tuesday with a thigh injury.

Toure was hurt in Saturday’s 4-0 defeat of Stoke in the Barclays Premier League and is also doubtful for Sunday’s trip to Southampton.

Midfielder Samir Nasri is the only other injured player but the Frenchman has not been registered to play in this stage of the competition anyway. Captain Vincent Kompany and forward Kevin De Bruyne return after being rested at the weekend.

Provisional squad: Hart, Caballero, Zabaleta, Sagna, Kompany, Otamendi, Mangala, Demichelis, Kolarov, Clichy, Toure, Fernando, Fernandinho, Delph, De Bruyne, Navas, Sterling, Silva, Aguero, Bony, Iheanacho.

Yaya Toure has been ruled of the Champions League match-up after picking up a thigh injury
Yaya Toure has been ruled of the Champions League match-up after picking up a thigh injury
Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has travelled with the squad to Manchester and will be given every opportunity to prove his fitness.

The Portugal international had been a doubt with a thigh strain but may now face City at the Etihad on Tuesday.

Karim Benzema has also travelled despite limping off against Rayo Vallecano, while Gareth Bale looks to continue his form from Saturday’s comeback win.

Cristiano Ronaldo travelled with the rest of the Real squad and hopes to be fit for Tuesday's game

Cristiano Ronaldo travelled with the rest of the Real squad and hopes to be fit for Tuesday’s game

The Portugal international suffered a muscle injury during the clash with Villarreal at the Bernabeu

The Portugal international suffered a muscle injury during the clash with Villarreal at the Bernabeu

Where can I watch it?

For fans looking to watch the highly-anticipated game, you can catch it on BT Sport Europe / BT Sport Europe HD / BT Sport Ultra HD, coverage begins at 7pm – 45 minutes before kick-off.

 Odds

Manchester City – 2/1

Draw – 12/5

Real Madrid – 29/20

(All odds subject to change)

Vincent Kompany (left) and Kevin De Bruyne are in line to play after being rested at the weekend

 

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