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YOUTH AND EXPERIENCE: City's starting XI

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UEFA Champions League Etihad Stadium Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:45 PM

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Our one-stop shop of must know information ahead of Manchester City v Monaco in the Champions League Last 16.

When and where 

Man City welcome the Ligue 1 outfit to the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 21 February, for a 7.45pm kick off. Tickets are on sale now at mancity.com/tickets.

Fans in the UK who can't make it to the game can watch the action unfold live on BT Sport 2.

Check out our Man City v Monaco TV listings to find out how supporters around the world can tune in.

You can also follow the game here on our website or our Matchday App. 

Download our City Matchday app for Android here.

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Team news

Gabriel Jesus (metatarsal), Ilkay Gundogan (knee) and Vincent Kompany (leg) will miss out for the Blues, while Gael Clichy is also a doubt.

For the away side, attacking midfielder Gabriel Boschilia (knee) will be unavailable, while Djibril Sidibé is a doubt.

City v Monaco stats and facts

  • This is the first time the two clubs have met in a competitive fixture.
  • Three wins, two draw and just one defeat saw the Red and Whites top Group E to reach the Last 16.
  • City have never lost to French opposition in Europe - winning once and drawing twice against PSG.
  • Monaco have won all three of their previous Champions League knockout ties against English clubs.
  • The Blues are unbeaten in eight Champions League home games.
  • Monaco currently top Ligue 1 and have scored 75 goals in the process.
  • Radamel Falcao is their top scorer with 16 league goals and he’s scored two in the Champions League.
  • Three of Sergio Aguero’s 18 goals this season have come in Europe.

Manager's Man City v Monaco preview

Pep Guardiola praised Monaco's attacking prowess at his pre-match press conference on Monday. The City boss also confirmed Vincent Kompany will miss the game through injury, as could Gael Clichy.

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De Bruyne hoping to build on Champions League experience

The midfielder believes last year's semi-final appearance was a big step for the Blues and that they must use this is a catalyst for the future.

Guardiola: I'm really impressed with Monaco

Watch as the boss told journalists the whole of Europe will watching to see how his side perform against the Ligue 1 outfit.

Fabinho: We've seen what City are capable of

The Red and Whites' defender says it will be difficult to stop the home side, but that Monaco arrive at the Etihad Stadium looking for a first leg victory.

Gallery: City v Monaco training

Home advantage will be key, says former Blue

Rony Lopes - now on loan at Lille from Monaco - has City as favourites for this game, but expects both teams to be strong at their respective stadiums.

Otamendi wary of Falcao threat

Defender says containing the Colombian forward will crucial if the Blues are to emerge victorious.


Media Watch

Yaya Toure: Sane & Sterling can be world class

PACY: A defender's nightmare.

Champions League football makes an eagerly anticipated re-appearance at the Etihad Stadium tonight, so naturally, journalists have plenty to write about this morning.

Tuesday's look at the City-centric headlines.

Picture Special

Man City v Monaco: Training in pictures

First Team News

Banide: Yaya can play for years

BIG MAN: Yaya Toure strides forward

Club journalist Rob Pollard speaks to Yaya Toure's former manager, Laurent Banide, about the Ivorian's career to date.

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure can play for years, says former boss