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City v Basel: FIFA showdown

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Manchester City went head to head with FC Basel on and off the pitch in the Champions League last 16.

The Blues beat the Swiss outfit 5-2 on aggregate to progress to the quarter-finals, but before the second leg at the Etihad Stadium, both teams' esports players faced off against each other.

City’s Marcus ‘ExpectSporting’ Jorgensen teamed up with fan Mike Bates to take on Basel’s gamer Tim ‘The StrxngeR’ Katnawatos, who also partnered with one of his team’s fans.

Watch the video above to see how the game panned out.