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Match Info | Season 2016/17

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THIRD: Manchester City's Nolito celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game

THIRD: Manchester City's Nolito celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game

Manchester City take on Celtic in the Champions League at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 6 December, kick-off 7:45pm.

When and where: Man City v Celtic

The game kicks off at 7:45pm (GMT) on Tuesday 6 December.

The match will be broadcast on BT Sport 3.

Find out which TV channels are showing the game around the world here.

Injury and suspension news

Man City: The Blues have no new injury concerns, although Raheem Sterling is a doubtVincent Kompany (knee) is sidelined until the New Year. Fernandinho is suspended.

Celtic: Kieran Tierney (cruciate ligament) and Scott Sinclair (thigh) will miss out for the Scots.

The last time

The away tie heralded one of the most entertaining games of the season, as the two sides played out a 3-3 draw at Celtic Park.

City came from behind three times to rescue a point, as goals from Fernandinho, Raheem Sterling and Nolito cancelled out a Moussa Dembele brace and a Sterling own-goal.

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More stats and facts

  • This is only the second time City and Celtic will have met competitively. City beat Celtic 2-1 in a friendly in August 2009
  • Ilkay Gundogan has hit 10 attempts on target - the same as Lionel Messi
  • Celtic cannot finish higher than fourth, and so cannot qualify for the Europa League
  • September's 3-3 draw ended a ten-game winning streak for City
  • Sergio Aguero has three goals and two assists from his five European games


Brendan Rogers: "We know that'll be a real huge test. We want to go out with a real good performance. We go into every game to win.

"Every challenge and every game for us has been different. It's our last game in the Champions League so we want to go out on a high."

Tom Rogic: "Our group has been very difficult. After not being in the competition for a couple of years, it's something that we're definitely learning from.

"We have to make sure we're back there next season playing at that level because that's where the club deserves to be."


Pep Guardiola to make late call on Sergio Aguero

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will make a late decision on whether to start with Sergio Aguero against Celtic.

The striker has been banned for four games after he was sent off against Chelsea, but could feature in Tuesday's Champions League game.


Patrick Roberts 'a joy to work with' says Rogers

Manchester City loanee Patrick Roberts is making waves north of the border.

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers believes he is making great progress and should come back to City a better player... read more

Guardiola's 'unique vision of football'

Given that the City v Celtic game is a dead rubber in terms of qualification - the media decided to focus on City's form as a whole this season.

Guardiola declared himself satisfied with the overall progress at Monday's press conference... here's why

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Patrick Roberts 'a joy to work with' says Rodgers

STAR: Roberts has a big future, says Rodgers

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has heaped praise on Patrick Roberts ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League game against Manchester City.

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has praised on-loan Man City winger Patrick Roberts

Media Watch

Guardiola's 'unique vision of football'

DUSK: A wintery skyscape above the CFA

With Tuesday night’s Champions League tie with Celtic academic in terms of qualification to the knock-out stages, many reports chose to focus on City’s form so far this season ahead of the match.

Boss Pep Guardiola discussed his views in the pre-match press conference, and far from being downbeat about the defeat to Chelsea, the Catalan boss saw encouraging signs.