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What channel is Manchester City vs RB Leipzig? Kick-off time, TV and live stream details

Ben Morris By Ben Morris, Staff Writer
Published: 11:34, 14 Mar 2023 Updated: 17:56, 14 Mar 2023

Are you wondering how to watch Man City vs Leipzig in the UK? We cover all the key details ahead of the pivotal UEFA Champions League showdown.

Pep Guardiola’s side welcome German club RB Leipzig to the Etihad Stadium for the second leg of their UCL round of 16 clash on Tuesday, with the tie finely poised at 1-1.

Below, we explain how to catch the action on television and via live stream. You can also dive into our preview for Tuesday’s clash, as well as our prediction for the second leg.

Where to watch Manchester City vs RB Leipzig

  • Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2023 
  • Kick-Off: 20:00 (GMT) 
  • TV: BT Sport 1, BT Sport Ultimate 
  • Live Stream: BT Sport App

Manchester City vs RB Leipzig will be shown on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate across the UK. Coverage begins at 19:00, with the game kicking off at 20:00. 

Those planning to watch the second leg on their smartphone or tablet can do so via the BT Sport App, which is available on Android, iOS and Windows devices.

Now that you’re up to speed on where to watch Man City vs Leipzig in the UK, be sure to check out our preview and prediction for the crucial decider.

Preview: Man City vs RB Leipzig

When Riyad Mahrez gave his side the lead midway through the first half, it looked as though Manchester City would cruise to a comfortable victory in Germany. However, Josko Gvardiol’s second-half equaliser handed RB Leipzig a lifeline.

Guardiola’s men dominated the first leg, racking up 62% possession and 12 shots. Still, the Red Bulls managed to weather the storm and come away with a vital draw.

Man City have notched four consecutive wins since the first leg, reaching the quarter-finals of the FA Cup while keeping pressure on Premier League leaders Arsenal. It is also worth noting that City head into the second leg on the back of three straight clean sheets. 

When you look at the bigger picture, Man City have avoided defeat in each of their last eight matches, with a solitary loss coming in their previous 12 outings.

As for RB Leipzig, they have taken six points from a possible nine since the first leg, cementing third place in the Bundesliga standings while remaining seven points behind table-topping Bayern Munich.

Having lost just two of their past 24 games in all competitions, Leipzig will fancy their chances of causing an upset at the Etihad. That said, they are likely to struggle without key injury absentees such as Christopher Nkunku and Peter Gulacsi.

Manchester City vs RB Leipzig prediction

With the seemingly unstoppable Erling Haaland leading the way, Manchester City look set to book their place in the quarter-finals with a comfortable victory over RB Leipzig.

When Leipzig made the trip to the Etihad Stadium back in 2021, Guardiola’s men thrashed the visitors 6-3. While we don’t expect a repeat of that scoreline, we are confident that Man City will get the job done on Tuesday.

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