UCL 2021-22: Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid prediction and betting tips (April 5)
Manchester City smashed Sporting CP by five goals to nil in the Round of 16 of the UCL. Will Manchester City get a win against Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the quarter-final at Etihad Stadium?
Riyad Mahrez scored a goal in their 5-0 victory over Sporting CP in the first leg
Riyad Mahrez scored a goal in their 5-0 victory over Sporting CP in the first leg

Manchester City will host Atletico Madrid in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League. This is the first leg of the tie.

The match will start at 8 p.m. GMT on Tuesday, 5 April 2022. The match venue is Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid (April 5) in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League.

Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid latest odds on betting sites

Manchester City have their winning odds placed at 1.42 (+127 American; 21/50 Fractional). Atletico Madrid, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 9.00 (+800; 8/1). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 5.05 (+405; 81/20).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Manchester City — 70%, draw — 19%, Atletico Madrid — 11%.

Latest betting odds on Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid (5 April 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.83 (+133; 83/100)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.13 (+113; 113/100)
  • To qualify Manchester City — 1.19 (-108; 19/100)
  • To qualify Atletico Madrid — 4.70 (+370; 37/10)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.11 (+111; 111/100)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.69 (-125; 69/100)

Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid match preview and statistics

Manchester City played a 0-0 draw against Sporting CP in the second leg of the quarter-finals as they won 5-0 on aggregate. The Citizens dominated the game but were able to convert their chances.

Manchester City had 68% ball possession and completed 637 passes. The Citizens created four big chances. Manchester City had 14 shots with four being on target. They had an expected goal of 1.53 compared to Sporting CP’s expected goal of 0.76.

Manchester United got a 2-0 victory over Burnley in their last league game. Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoreline in the fifth minute with a nice shot into the net. Iikay Gundogan doubled their lead in the 25th minute with a half volley into the net.

Manchester City are top of the Premier League table with 73 points. The Citizens have scored 70 goals while conceding 18 goals with a difference of +52. Manchester City have won three of their last five matches in all competitions.

Manchester City team news: Kyle Walker is suspended for the game. Ruben Dias is unavailable due to a hamstring injury.

Atletico Madrid got a 1-0 victory in the second leg of the Round of 16 against Manchester United. Los Colchoneros won the game by two goals to one on aggregate as they qualified for the quarter-finals. Renan Lodi scored the only goal of the game with a nice header into the net.

Atletico Madrid had 40% ball possession and completed 286 passes. Los Colchoneros created two one chance. Atletico Madrid had eight shots with three being on target. They had an expected goal of 0.54 compared to Manchester United’s expected goal of 0.97.

Atletico Madrid got a 4-1 win over Deprotiva Alaves in La Liga. Joao Felix opened the scoreline in the 11th minute with a top finish into the net. Gonzalo Escalante levelled the scoreline with a nice header past the goalkeeper. Atletico Madrid were awarded a penalty in the 74th minute as Luis Suarez converted it into the net. Joao Felix made it 3-1 in the 82nd minute a top finish into the net.

Atletico Madrid are third in the La Liga table with 57 points. Los Colchoneros have scored 57 goals while conceding 37 goals with a difference of +20. Atletico Madrid have won five of their last five matches in all competitions.

Atletico Madrid team news: Yannick Carrasco is suspended for the game. Hector Herrera is out of the game with a thigh injury.

Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid H2H

This is the first meeting between both sides.

Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid lineups and key players

Manchester City projected starting lineup:

  • Ederson Moraes
  • Oleksandr Zinchenko
  • Nathan Ake
  • John Stones
  • Joao Cancelo
  • Rodri
  • Ilkay Gundogan
  • Raheem Sterling
  • Bernardo Silva
  • Kevin De Bruyne
  • Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez scored a goal in their 5-0 victory over Sporting CP in the first leg. The Algerian international has scored six goals in the Champions League, overperforming his expected goals of 4.66. The Algerian international has provided nine 13 passes in the competition.

Atletico Madrid projected starting lineup:

  • Jan Oblak
  • Felipe
  • Stefan Savic
  • Renan Lodi
  • Marcos Llorente
  • Thomas Lemar
  • Hector Herrera
  • Rodrigo De Paul
  • Angel Correa
  • Joao Felix
  • Luis Suarez

Notable subs: Matheus Cunha, Felipe.

Joao Felix scored two goals in their 4-1 victory over Deportivo Alaves. The Portuguese international has scored one goal in the Champions League, overperforming his expected goals of 0.28. Felix has one assist while providing six key passes.

Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid predictions and betting tips

Manchester City have scored lots of goals both in the Premier League and the Champions League. The Citizens have scored the second-most goals in the Premier League with 70 goals. Manchester City have scored a goal in three of their last five games in all competitions. Atletico Madrid have scored a goal in five of their last five games in all competitions. I predict both teams to score in the game.

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)

Odds: 2.11 (+111 American; 111/100 Fractional)

Football UEFA Champions League . Quarter-finals. Leg 1
Manchester City — Atletico Madrid
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Both teams to score (Yes)
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