Spurs' 3-1 win against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley proved they are capable of sitting back and awaiting opportunities to counter-attack, but at the Bernabeu their task will be significantly harder, not least because Victor Wanyama and Moussa Dembele are both unavailable.
"In Barkin Ladi, three persons including a former Head of Service to the Plateau State Government, a woman and a military man were killed last week in Wereh village, Ropp District of Barkin Ladi LGA, Plateau State". - Former Celtic star Chris Sutton on Bayern Munich's recent "woes" ahead of their visit to Glasgow on Wednesday. I wanted to ask the fourth official something but I wasn't allowed to.
Napoli continued to push City back in the second half with its so-called "Sarri-ball" and didn't waste a second chance from the spot in the 73rd, after Fernandinho tripped Faouzi Ghoulam. They have made it past the last 16 only once, reaching the semi-finals in 2015-16. After Tuesday's clash, we will have more of an answer to these questions.
Guardiola also revealed that Sergio Aguero is close to returning to full fitness after recovering from the broken rib he suffered in a car crash in Amsterdam earlier this month. "Everyone is playing at a high level".
Although his behaviour was purely out of frustration, the Belgium international's reaction to Silva has caught worldwide attention on social media and beyond. Jorginho is rarely spoken about in the conversation about the best European midfielders. Romelu Lukaku and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were too leggy as a duo, leaving United penned in for much of the game and unable to counter into the open spaces behind the Liverpool defence.
He is also a defensively strong midfielder and, so far this season, has averaged 1.7 interceptions in the league.
City flew out of the traps with goals from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus inside 13 first-half minutes but they were pegged back by Amadou Diawara's penalty after the break.
The raging 26-year-old consequently took his anger out on his skipper, shouting 'Let me talk!' reiteratively as they tried to refrain further refractory actions from the skilful midfielder.
"I would like to help DeBruyne all I can to help him get to the highest level possible".
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