Sevilla go up against Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League 2022-23 at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan in Seville on Wednesday, September 7. The match will start at 12:30 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Manchester City, the runners-up of the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League, have begun the new Premier League season with four wins and two draws while scoring 20 goals in six matches. The Citizens were beaten by Real Madrid in the UCL semi-final last season. Aymeric Laporte, Kyle Walker and Kalvin Phillips are set to miss out in this game due to injury concerns.
Sevilla have had a forgettable start to the La Liga 2022-23 season with three defeats and a draw in their four matches so far. The hosts finished third in their group in the UCL last season and were then knocked out in the quarter-final of the UEFA Europa League by West Ham United. Jesus Corona is the only unavailable player for Sevilla in this match.
Sevilla vs Manchester City UEFA Champions League 2022-23 odds
Parimatch odds: Sevilla: 8.90, Manchester City: 1.36, Draw: 5.30
Betwinner odds: Sevilla: 8.80, Manchester City: 1.33, Draw: 5.25
Betway odds: Sevilla: 8.00, Manchester City: 1.36, Draw: 5.00
10CRIC odds: Sevilla: 7.66, Manchester City: 1.37, Draw: 5.15
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Sevilla vs Manchester City head-to-head
Sevilla have played against Manchester City on two previous occasions, with the Citizens winning both the matches in the UEFA Champions League 2015-16 group stage.
Man City won the home leg against Sevilla by a 2-1 scoreline, thanks to a stoppage-time winner by Kevin De Bruyne, and sealed a 3-1 victory in the away game in the 2015-16 season.
The Citizens are unbeaten in their last seven matches in all competitions, while Sevilla are without a win in their last four matches.
Sevilla vs Manchester City UEFA Champions League 2022-23 squads
Sevilla: Bono (goalkeeper), Marko Dmitrovic (goalkeeper), Marcao, Tanguy Nianzou, Gonzalo Montiel, Alex Telles, Jesus Navas, Tanguy Nianzou, Karim Rekik, Marcos Acuna, Joan Jordan, Fernando, Ivan Rakitic (captain), Nacho Quintana, Nemanja Gudelj, Oliver Torres, Pedro Ortiz, Suso, Isco, Thomas Delaney, Adnan Januzaj, Erik Lamela, Youssef En-Nesyri, Papu Gomez, Jesus Corona, Rafa Mir, Kasper Dolberg.
Manchester City: Ederson (goalkeeper), Stefan Ortega (goalkeeper), Scott Carson (goalkeeper), Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte, John Stones, Manuel Akanji, Nathan Ake, Joao Cancelo, Sergio Gomez, Kyle Walker, Rodri, Kalvin Phillips, Phil Foden, Ilkay Gundogan (captain), Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Cole Palmer, Jack Grealish, Riyad Mahrez, Erling Haaland, Julian Alvarez.
Sevilla vs Manchester City probable starting lineups
Sevilla: Bono (goalkeeper); Jesus Navas, Tanguy Nianzou, Karim Rekik, Marcos Acuna; Joan Jordan, Fernando, Ivan Rakitic (captain); Erik Lamela, Youssef En-Nesyri, Papu Gomez.
Manchester City: Ederson (goalkeeper); Joao Cancelo, Manuel Akanji, John Stones, Nathan Ake; Bernardo Silva, Rodri, Ilkay Gundogan (captain); Julian Alvarez, Erling Haaland, Jack Grealish.
Sevilla vs Manchester City UEFA Champions League 2022-23 combined fantasy XI
Bono (goalkeeper); Kyle Walker, Jesus Navas, John Stones, Joao Cancelo; Bernardo Silva, Ilkay Gundogan; Erik Lamela, Youssef En-Nesyri, Erling Haaland (captain), Jack Grealish.
Sevilla top picks and players to watch vs Manchester City UEFA Champions League 2022-23
Erik Lamela: The Argentine winger has had a good start to his second season with Sevilla, averaging 2.0 key passes per game in La Liga 2022-23. Lamela has previously scored twice and assisted four goals during his stint with Tottenham Hotspur. The 30-year-old’s playmaking abilities will be key to the counter-attack for Sevilla in this match.
Youssef En-Nesyri: Sevilla’s striker made six goal contributions in La Liga last season. En-Nesyri’s hold-up play will be critical in this match and the Moroccan player has the pace to be effective on the counter-attack.
Manchester City top picks and players to watch vs Sevilla UEFA Champions League 2022-23
Erling Haaland: The Norwegian striker has broken multiple records in his first Premier League season. Haaland is the joint-fastest in the Premier League to score 10 goals and the 22-year-old has previously netted 23 goals in 19 appearances in the UEFA Champions League during his time with RB Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund.
Bernardo Silva: He is one of the most creative midfielders in the Man City squad and with Kevin De Bruyne expected to be rested for this match, Bernardo will be the primary offensive midfielder. The Portuguese player has already made four goal contributions in the Premier League this season, following the 12 he made last season.
Sevilla vs Manchester City UEFA Champions League 2022-23 prediction
Manchester City have been the team in better form as compared to Sevilla, while the Citizens also have multiple world-class players in their ranks. The Citizens are unbeaten against Sevilla and are expected to maintain that run by winning the upcoming fixture.
Sevilla are the clear underdogs in this fixture considering their poor form this season and their overall recent record in the UEFA Champions League.