Three reasons Manchester City and Monaco will produce the match of the season
Having suffered a frustrating 0-0 with Huddersfield in the FA Cup at the weekend, Manchester City return to a more glamorous setting as they return to the Champions League to face AS Monaco in the last 16.
A tie that seems favourable on paper, Monaco are a threat. Top of Ligue 1 and scoring at a remarkable rate this season, the French club will be fearless when they step out onto the luscious Etihad Stadium surface.
Pep Guardiola will be fully aware of just how good those from the principality are this season. Well, one would like to hope so at least. Leonardo Jardim’s side have lost only three times in the league this season and they strode to victory in their group stage, which included two victories over Tottenham.
While predicting the outcome of this tie is hard, we can rely on there being plenty of goals. Jardim and Guardiola send their teams out to entertain, there will be no bus parking, but there should be goals throughout the two legs.
This could be the match of the season. Here are THREE reasons all eyes must be on the Etihad this week…