Atalanta v Manchester City: Champions League – live!

06 November 2019 07:45
Minute-by-minute updates from the Group C game in ItalyLive scores: all the goals as they go in around EuropeEmail Barry here or tweet @bglendenning 7.41pm GMT 7.14pm GMT Pep rings the changes: With a Premier League game against Liverpool to come on Sunday afternoon, Manchester City’s manager has made five changes from the side that laboured to victory against Southampton last Saturday.Benjamin Mendy, João Cancelo and Nicolas Otamendi come into defence, while Riyad Mahrez is in for the injured David Silva. Bernardo Silva is expected to fill in for his namesake, with Mahrez lining up on the right of a front three. Sergio Aguero makes way for Gabriel Jesus, who will play as the central striker. 7.03pm GMT Atalanta: Gollini, Toloi, Djimsiti, Palomino, Hateboer, de Roon, Freuler, Castagne, Pasalic, Gomez, Ilicic.Subs: Kjaer, Masiello, Muriel, Guilherme Arana, Malinovsky, Sportiello, Barrow. 6.59pm GMT 6.57pm GMT 6.57pm GMT Related: Atalanta not ready to dash from their Cinderella story in Europe | Nicky Bandini 6.11pm GMT Having thrashed Atalanta at the Etihad Stadium in the last round of group games, Manchester City will be hoping to register another win and book their place in the knockout stages with two matches to spare. While Atalanta have yet to get off the mark in the group, having conceded 11 goals in their three defeats so far, they can still technically qualify.Fifth in the Serie A table, eight points off leaders Juventus, Atalanta are having a decent season on the domestic front, but come into tonight’s match with just one win from their past five games. Kick-off at the San Siro is 8pm (GMT), but stay tuned in the meantime for team news and build-up. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian