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Report: Manchester City To Play Champions League Draw v Real Madrid In Lisbon

August 8 or 9 has been bandied about as date.

Real Madrid v Manchester City - UEFA Champions League Round of 16: First Leg Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images

Nearly official is the Champions League renewal as Manchester City vs Real Madrid will be played on August 8 or 9.

That is before an before an eight-team mini-tournament begins in Lisbon 48 hours later.

Diario AS, of Spain with the report.

This is unfair. City should play this game at home before, if advancing playing the final eight in Lisbon. While still a report, it seems fairly credible as other reports have placed the entire remaining Champions League fixtures in Lisbon.

We’ll keep you updated on developments.