Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund LIVE: Champions League team news, line-ups and more tonight

Guardiola – Only a ‘question of time’ before Haaland becomes even better

Manchester City look to take another step closer to the knockout stages of the Champions League as they host Borussia Dortmund tonight. City dominated in an impressive 4-0 win over Sevilla in their opening group stage fixture and another win this evening will give them full control of Group G.

Borussia Dortmund also got off to a competent winning start by sweeping FC Copenhagen aside 3-0 last Tuesday although they did lose to RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga at the weekend. There is much on the line as the teams meet at the Etihad with the winner moving top of the group and the result could come down to City forward Erling Haaland.

City activated Haaland’s 60m release clause earlier this summer allowing him to leave Dortmund and join the Premier League side. To say he’s hit the ground running is an understatement as the 21-year-old has 12 goals in eight appearances across all competitions so far this season. His two goals against Sevilla last week took his total to 25 in just 20 Champions League appearances most of which came during his two-and-a-half years at the German club. But will he make his old side suffer tonight?

Follow all the action as Man City take on Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League group stages, following the conclusion of Shakhtar vs Celtic:

Man City vs Dortmund

Full live coverage following the conclusion of Shakhtar vs CelticKick off is 8pm at Etihad StadiumErling Haaland faces old club for first timeBoth teams won their opening fixtures in Group GShow latest update


HT Shakhtar 1-1 Celtic

Mykhaylo Mudryk’s equaliser means Celtic have now only kept one clean sheet in their latest 34 away Champions League games – a 3-0 win over Anderlecht in the 2017/18 season.

Michael Jones14 September 2022 18:38


Half-time: Shakhtar 1-1 Celtic

45+1 mins: Into the break we go with the teams level at one goal apiece. It was certainly a tale of two halves as Celtic bossed the game for almost half and hour even going ahead after 10 minutes.

The visitors were caught on the break though and Mykhaylo Mudryk blasted Shakhtar back on terms. From there the hoops had to work hard to keep the home side out.

This is a much-needed break in play and Ange Postecoglou will need to persuade his players to come out fighting once again.

Michael Jones14 September 2022 18:33


Shakhtar 1-1 Celtic

42 mins: Marian Shved looks determined to score and hits a swerving effort from the edge of the penalty box to forces a good one-handed save from goalkeeper Joe Hart.

Michael Jones14 September 2022 18:30


Shakhtar 1-1 Celtic

39 mins: Mykola Matviyenko receives a backpass from Veleriy Bondar but he’s charged down by two Celtic players and somehow comes away with the ball. That could have been dangerous for Shakhtar and they have their centre-back to thank for keeping his composure.

Kyogo tries to win the ball back but leans too heavily on Taras Stepanenko in the middle of the pitch and gives away a free kick.

Michael Jones14 September 2022 18:26


Shakhtar 1-1 Celtic

36 mins: The game has flipped on its head. Celtic are the team under massive pressure now. Shakhtar seem to be able to get past the back line with ease. Their forwards are pacey and willing runners, Celtic need to be more switched on to avoid the counter-attack.

Michael Jones14 September 2022 18:20


Shakhtar 1-1 Celtic

33 mins: Disallowed goal! Shakhtar almost have a second. Mudryk is played in on the left side once again and takes the ball to the byline.

He then whips it across the box to Marian Shved who as a couple of attempts to shoot before knocking the ball into the back of the net.

However, the flag goes up and the replays show that the ball had gone out of play just before Mudryk crossed it to Shved.

Michael Jones14 September 2022 18:19


GOAL! Shakhtar 1-1 Celtic (Mudryk, 30’)⚽️

30 mins: Shakhtar are level!

Celtic will be furious that they’ve conceded here. They have dominated this first half and should be two or three goals to the good. Instead they’re hit on the counter-attack as Mykhaylo Mudryk is played in behind Josip Juranovic.

Mudryk recovers the ball, drives into the box and smokes a shot into the roof of the net leaving Joe Hart with no chance to stop it. It’s a great finish and Shakhtar are back in the game.

Michael Jones14 September 2022 18:15


Shakhtar 0-1 Celtic

27 mins: Save! Celtic win a free kick inside Shakhtar’s final third and it gets floated over to Martiz Jenx by Matt O’Riley. Jenz nods the ball across the box to Greg Taylor who returns the ball to the defender.

Jenz blasts one at goal but Trubin gets low and denies him with a sharp save.

Michael Jones14 September 2022 18:14


Shakhtar 0-1 Celtic

24 mins: Saed Haksabanovic is starting his first Champions League match for Celtic and is proving to be a useful threat on the left wing. He attempts what looks like a cross with the outside of his boot but smokes it straight at Trubin in Shakhtar’s goal. That’ll probably go down as a shot.

Michael Jones14 September 2022 18:13


Shakhtar 0-1 Celtic

21 mins: Apart from that run from Shved, Shakhtar haven’t troubled Celtic at all in this first half. Still, 1-0 is a dangerous scoreline and Ange Postecoglou will want his team to get a second whilst they have all the momentum.

Michael Jones14 September 2022 18:09

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