Basel vs Man City: TV channel, live stream, group news and kick-off time for Champions League last 16

RUNAWAY Premier League leaders Manchester City revisit Switzerland for the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie against Basel.

Rampant City – finish with 4 second half goals from Sergio Aguero – extended their lead at the top of the Premier League list to 16 points after their 5-1 win over Leicester City.

 Sergio Aguero put Leicester City to the sword
Sergio Aguero put Leicester City to the sword

In Europe, City cruised into the knockout stages, winning 5 of their Group F matches and finishing above the likes of Napoli and Shakhtar Donetsk.

Almost needless to contend they scored an considerable 14 goals along the way.

Basel sojourn second in the Swiss Super League following their 2-0 divided win at Thun. Kevin Bua and Dimitri Oberlin netted for Raphael Wicky’s side.

They progressed to the turn of 16 after finishing runners-up in Group A, behind City’s rivals Manchester United.


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 Pep Guardiola is anticipating to energy Man City to Champions League feat in Basel
Pep Guardiola is anticipating to energy Man City to Champions League feat in Basel
 Kevin De Bruyne takes on Taras Stepanenko in the 2-0 home win over Shakhtar Donetsk
Kevin De Bruyne takes on Taras Stepanenko in the 2-0 home win over Shakhtar Donetsk

Basel won 4 of their 6 organisation matches, including a 1-0 home win against United.

What TV channel is Basel vs Manchester City on and can we live stream it?

You can watch the Champions League showdown live on BT Sport 3.

You can also keep present with all the latest movement on the SunSport LIVE blog.

 Basels Dimitri Oberlin celebrates with Kevin Bua after scoring their second idea against CSKS Moscow
Basel’s Dimitri Oberlin celebrates with Kevin Bua after scoring their second idea against CSKS Moscow
 Oberlin was also on the symbol against Benfica
Oberlin was also on the symbol against Benfica

BBC Radio 5 Live and talkSPORT will also be covering the action, along with internal radio stations.

What time is kick-off?

The movement gets underway at 7.45pm on Tuesday, Feb 13.

Team news

Basel ‘s Germano Vailati and executive midfielder Luca Zuffi, who started against Manchester United, will skip out by injury.

Granit Xhaka’s brother, Thaulant, is approaching to partner Seri Die in midfield.

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Once again City’s Benjamin Mendy misses out with a long-term knee injury, as does fill-in left-back Fabian Delph.

Oleksandr Zinchenko and Danilo will battle it out for the left-back spot.

Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus are still sidelined with injuries, and David Silva is also a doubt.

Defender Aymeric Laporte could make his Champions League entrance for the club.

 

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