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Everything you need to know for Feyenoord vs Manchester City

Manchester City get their Champions League campaign under way against Feyenoord on Wednesday night. Goalkeeper Ederson has been named in Pep Guardiola’s squad after being caught in the face by a high boot from Sadio Mane during last weekend’s 5-0 win over Liverpool. City captain Vincent Kompany has not travelled with the squad after picking up a calf injury that kept him out of Saturday’s victory. Guardiola has said the Belgian is “much better” now and is “coming back soon”. Follow all of the live action below.

Manchester City get their Champions League campaign under way against Feyenoord on Wednesday night.

Goalkeeper Ederson has been named in Pep Guardiola’s squad after being caught in the face by a high boot from Sadio Mane during last weekend’s 5-0 win over Liverpool.

City captain Vincent Kompany has not travelled with the squad after picking up a calf injury that kept him out of Saturday’s victory. Guardiola has said the Belgian is “much better” now and is “coming back soon”.

Follow all of the live action below.

Live Updates

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[Live blog starts at 6.45pm]

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Good evening and welcome to another thrilling night of Champions League football. We'll be providing minute-by-minute updates on Liverpool's clash with Sevilla as well as score updates from Spurs' game against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley and Manchester City's tie with Feyenoord.

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Team news

Liverpool name summer-want-away Phillipe Coutinho on the bench, Loris Karius starts ahead of Simone Mignolet and Alex Oxlande-Chamberlain still waits for his first Liverpool start, he's on the bench.

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Team News

Tottenham hand summer signing Serge Aurier his debut. Dele Alli begins the first of his three match ban for a red card he received in the Europa League last season.

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Team News

Ederson starts for Manchester City having being passed fit to play after his clash with Saido Mane at the weekend. Jesus makes his Champions League debut alongside Sergio Aguero who is Manchester City's top scorer in Europe. Raheem Sterling is named on the bench and is still serving a domestic ban for his red against Bournemouth.

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Opposition Teams

Sevilla team to face Liverpool: Rico, Mercado, Pareja, Kjaer, Escudero, N'Zonzi, Banega, Pizarro, Navas, Correa, Ben Yedder.

Borussia Dortmund team to face Tottenham: Bürki, Piszczek, Sokratis, Toprak, Toljan, Sahin, Dahoud, Kagawa, Aubameyang, Yarmolenko, Pulisic.

Feyenoord team to play Manchester City: Jones, Nelom, Van Der Heijden, Botteghin, St. Juste Vilhena, El Ahmadi, Amrabat, Boetius, Berghuis, Kramer.

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'Special atmosphere'

Former Liverpool striker Micheal Owen on BT Sport: "European nights are different at Anfield, there's something special. There's a history there and you feel that as a player. There's been some unbelievable times over the years on European nights."

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Spanish woes?

Liverpool face Sevilla for the first time since their Europa League final defeat to the Spanish side in 2016. Jurgen Klopp's side will have to improve their record against Spanish teams to get their Champions League campaign off to a good start.

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Form

Sevilla arrive at Anfield in good form having picked up seven points out of a possible nine. They are third in La Liga behind Barcelona and Real Sociedad.

Liverpool will want to quickly erase the 5-0 thrashing they suffered at the hands of Manchester City. Saturday aside, The Reds have endured a stuttering start to the Premier League and sit eighth in the table.

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'Toughen up'

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand on BT Sport: "Balance is key to everything with this Liverpool team. They can attatck at great pace but defensively they've got to toughen up. There needs to be a leader in there."

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'We are ready'

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp to BT Sport: "If I would have spoken the last four days only about the City game, that would not be right. We have had some really good games. If you get a knock you get up and go again."

(Is Coutinho ready to play from the bench?) "That's what he's there for!"

How much of an impact could Philippe Coutinho have from the bench and what will his reception be?

1 month ago

'You'll Never Walk Alone'

A spine tingling rendition of 'You'll Never Walk Alone' welcomes the players onto the pitch. Anfield is a special night on European nights and tonight is no different. Kick off is minutes away.

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Kick off

We're underway. Anfield roars as Liverpool kick the game off.

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2 mins: Liverpool are starting in their usual strong fashion. Sadio Mane works the ball to Emre Can who shoots at the goalkeeper from the edge of the box.

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Goal! Feyenoord 0-1 Manchester City (Stones 2')

Well that didn't take City long! Pep Guardiola's side have wasted no time in their match.

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Goal! Liverpool 0-1 Feyenoord (Ben Yedder 5')

Look away now Dejan Lovren. Sevilla work the ball to the left and a low cross goes through Dejan Lovren and finds Ben Yedder who taps it in unmarked.

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'That was a foul'

8 mins: Saido Mane skips past Nicolas Pareja who appears to barge the forward to the ground just inside the box. The referee was in a good position but says the defender's challenge was fair. Steve McManaman says otherwise.

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10 Mins: Well Liverpool have not let the early goal halt them in their tracks. Saido Mane has a shot well saved from the edge of the box. A resulting corner is met by Roberto Firmino who heads over.

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If only someone would mention that Liverpool look frail at the back...

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14 mins: Liverpool with all of the ball at the moment but Sevilla are looking to exploit their weak defence on the break. Jesus Navas works the ball to Ben Yedder through the middle but overruns the ball and Loris Karius sweeps up.

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What time does it start?

The game kicks off at 7.45pm on Wednesday 13 September at De Kuip.

Where can I watch it?

The game will be shown live on BT Sport ESPN and BT Sport Showcase for free.

It’s a big game for?

John Stones. The Englishman will be expected to marshal City’s defence in the absence of Kompany and prove his ability to lead from the back. City’s backline has looked unconvincing and shaky at times without the Belgian, as was the case for periods of the game last Saturday, but Stones will want to show that it doesn’t have to be this way.

Player to watch?

Gabriel Jesus. The Brazilian has been in impressive form for City so far this season, hitting three league goals from four games. At just 20 years old, Jesus is only just getting started but already requires the talent to carve open defences with his speed, technical ability and surprising strength. He should be in his element on Wednesday  night as he bids to prove why he can be City’s No 1 man.

Form:

Feyenoord: WWWWD

Manchester City: WWDWW

Odds:

Feyenoord: 15/2

Draw: 17/4

Manchester City: 4/11

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