Manchester Metropolis have handed begins to John Stones and Oleksandr Zinchenko for tonight’s Champions League fixture versus Olympiacos.
Pep Guardiola has named a reasonably sturdy XI that additionally consists of Kyle Walker, Phil Foden, Kevin de Bruyne and Raheem Sterling, as Metropolis look to win their third successive group match within the competitors.
Gabriel Jesus is among the many substitutes after recovering from a thigh harm, with Sergio Aguero and Benjamin Mendy lacking altogether.
Stones will associate Nathan Ake on the again, with Ruben Dias and Aymeric Laporte each rested. Sterling or Ferran Torres will play because the central striker.
Guardiola pressured earlier than the sport that it was “essential to go on to 9 factors” in Group C, as Metropolis search to wrap up qualification as shortly as they will, to take stress off their squad within the Premier League.
“You can not make a false step within the Champions League as a result of after that you just wrestle. We have now an unbelievable alternative to make an enormous step to qualify for the subsequent spherical,” he stated.
Metropolis beat FC Porto and Marseille of their first two group matches.
Metropolis XI: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Ake, Zinchenko, Gundogan, Mahrez, De Bruyne (C), Torres, Foden, Sterling.
Subs: Steffen, Trafford, Dias, Jesus, Laporte, Rodrigo, Bernardo, Cancelo, Garcia, Nmecha, Bernabe.