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Manchester City vs RB Leipzig live stream: how to watch Champions League clash – kick-off time, TV channel and talkSPORT coverage


Jack Grealish is expected to get a first taste of Champions League football when Manchester City take on RB Leipzig.

The former Aston Villa captain sealed a £ 100million transfer to City this summer in order to play in Europe’s top competition.

Jack Grealish joined Man City for £ 100million this summer
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And Pep Guardiola is hoping that Grealish can be the last piece of the puzzle by snagging the only trophy that has eluded him at the Etihad.

City lost 1-0 to Chelsea in the final last season and will be desperate to go further this season.

The Premier League champions will be confident to start their Champions League campaign with a win without losing a group game since September 2018.

Man City vs RB Leipzig: date and time

The Champions League Group A match will take place on Wednesday 15 September.

It will start at 8 p.m. UK time and will be held at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.

City’s second group game will take place at Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday, September 28, before facing Club Brugge on October 19.

Man City v RB Leipzig: TV Channel & Live Stream

The game will be broadcast live on BT Sport 3, with coverage starting at 7.15pm.

BT Sport subscribers can stream this match live through the app on their computer, mobile devices and tablets.

TalkSPORT’s “Kick Off with Adrian Durham” will have Etihad updates throughout the evening.

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Manchester City vs RB Leipzig live stream: how to watch Champions League clash – kick-off time, TV channel and talkSPORT coverage
Guardiola defeated RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga title in 2017 at the helm of Bayern Munich
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Man City v RB Leipzig: team news

Kevin de Bruyne is expected to give the hosts a huge boost by being in contention to start the Champions League opener.

The Belgian has been out since an appearance in the loss to Tottenham last month, but was an unused replacement in the victory over Leicester at the weekend.

Phil Foden also joined De Bruyne on the bench on Saturday and could return after the injury he sustained for England at Euro 2020.

The only absent are Zak Steffan – who remains absent after testing positive for Covid – and Benjamin Mendy who has been remanded in custody.

As for Leipzig, they continue to do without long-term injured left-backs Marcelo Saracchi and Marcel Halstenberg.

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