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Celtic vs Manchester City, 2016 Champions League: Confirmed Lineups, How to Watch Online, TV

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Champions League nights under Scottish lights!

Celtic v Malmo FF - UEFA Champions League: Qualifying Round Play Off First Leg Photo by Steve Welsh/Getty Images

Welcome back to our lives, UEFA Champions League! Manchester City will look to stay perfect this season and in the group stage with a visit to Celtic Park for a date with Scottish champions Celtic FC. This will not be an easy game, but the Citizens are overwhelming favorites.

Pep Guardiola likes to be the favorite, since it obligates him to stick to his style even more and be the team on the front foot for 90 minutes. His style of play has turned the Sky Blues into one of the best in Europe in this early season, but every game is another step in the team's evolution.

Celtic present a tough challenge. Every road trip in the Champions League is difficult, and the Celtic Park atmosphere will be amazing. City are without Kevin De Bruyne, and need to find a way to replace him with a strong team performance.

This should be fun.


MATCH INFO, HOW TO WATCH ON TV/ONLINE

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 7:45pm local time (BST), 2:45pm ET, 11:45am PT (US), 12:15am IST (India, next day)

Venue: Celtic Park, Glasgow, Scotland

Referee: Nicola Rizzoli (ITA)

TV listings: Fox Sports 2 (US), TSN4 (Canada), BT Sport 2 (UK), TEN1 HD (India), elsewhere

Online streaming: Fox Sports GO, FoxSoccer2Go, WatchESPN (US), BT Sport Live Streaming (UK), elsewhere


LINEUPS

Celtic starting lineup (4-2-3-1, r-l)

Gordon | Lustig, Touré, Sviatchenko, Tierney | Bitton, Brown | Forrest, Rogic, Sinclair | Dembele

Substitutes: De Vries, Simunovic, Griffiths, Gamboa, Armstrong, Roberts, McGregor

Manager: Brendan Rodgers

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Manchester City starting lineup (4-1-4-1, r-l)

Bravo | Zabaleta, Otamendi, Kolarov, Clichy | Fernandinho | Sterling, Gundogan, Silva, Nolito | Agüero

Substitutes: Caballero, Stones, Sagna, Fernando, Navas, Sané, Iheanacho

Manager: Pep Guardiola


C'MON CITY!