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Guardiola up against familiar foe in Champions League

Make your Soccer 10 picks!


Tuesday 11 April

S10 V2

Almost seven years after swapping Munich for Manchester, Pep Guardiola faces his former club as tonight German champions Bayern Munich visit their English counterparts Manchester City for the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal. More details at www.soccer6.co.za

M1 Barracas Central vs Platense: Barracas Central have not won in their past five matches while Platense have posted three successive victories.

M2 Cliftonville vs Larne: Larne have a seven point lead at the top of the table in Northern Ireland. Cliftonville are third in the standings.

M3 Crusaders vs Coleraine: Crusaders have gone 11 matches without losing while Coleraine have not won any of their past four fixtures.

M4 Glenavon vs Ballymena United: Both have been beaten in five of their six previous games. Ballymena

M5 Portadown vs Newry City: Portadown have hosted Newry five times previously with two wins and two defeats.

M6 Benfica vs Inter Milan: Benfica are aiming to reach the Champions League semi-finals for the first time as they take on Inter Milan, who are in the last eight for the first time in 12 years. The Portuguese club are in the quarter-finals for the second season in succession but have lost all five ties at this stage of the Champions League, while Inter have not reached this point since going out as holders to Schalke in 2010/11.

M7 Manchester City vs Bayern Munich: This is the sides’ seventh meeting, with each having recorded three victories. All six of those contests came in the Champions League group stage between September 2011 and November 2014.

M8 Banfield vs Defensa y Justicia: Banfield have won only one of their previous 12 home games. Defensa y Justicia are on a run of six matches without success.

M9 Central Cordoba SDE vs Lanus: There were 10 goals scored in the last two games between these two clubs but both results were drawn.

M10 Instituto vs Velez Sarsfield: Instituto are unbeaten in their past four games against Velez Sarsfield, who are on a five match unbeaten run.

Suggested permutation:

R32.00 1,2 x 3 x 1 x 1 x 1 x 1,2 x 1 x 1,2 x 1 x 2,3

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