The Champions League is back!

City return to European action this week, as Nick Cushing's side face Swiss outfit Lugano in the 2019/20 Round of 32.

READ: Cushing | 'This is the hungriest City side I've seen'

WATCH: Training | City gear up for UWCL

Fresh from the weekend's historic Manchester Derby win, City embark on our fourth Women's Champions League adventure, having reached the semi-finals in successive seasons in 2017 and 2018.

Lugano meanwhile, are making their tournament debut and will host the English Cup double winners on Thursday 12 September in the first leg at 9pm local time at the Cornaredo Stadium.

Follow the action live on Twitter via our Women's matchday account @ManCityWomen.

View Club Photographer Matt McNulty's exclusive snaps from City's travel day below...