FC Copenhagen count their blessings managing to somehow take second place despite winning only twice while also losing twice. How on earth they kept two contestants behind is anybody's guess, but they probably don't care themselves as a game against Manchester City now looms.
Manchester City steamrolled through their group, winning every single of the six matches. As such, qualification to the next round was done and dusted fairly quick which didn't see them lower the tempo in a powerful display of ability.
Coming through the group stage in the least convincing fashion of all 16 qualifiers, FC Copenhagen have nothing to lose against Manchester City. They should be able to come here and play without pressure, even if this is a big stage.
Manchester City proved untouchable during the entire group stage, brushing all resistance aside and won every single match. As such, they will be seriously disappointed to exit the tournament before the quarter-finals, even when playing an opponent like FC Copenhagen.
In their last ten matches in this tournament, FC Copenhagen scored an average of 1.3 goals per game. They have registered a total of 13 goals and conceded 12, resulting in an average of 1.2 goals conceded per match. In these, they managed four clean sheets.
Manchester City average of 2.5 goals per game, scoring 25 goals in their past ten matches in this tournament. They conceded nine in total, or an average of 0.9 per game, achieving a clean sheet three times as well.
FC Copenhagen vs Manchester City Prediction
FC Copenhagen Form
In the previous three matches, FC Copenhagen lost 0-2 against Silkeborg, beat Silkeborg by 1-2 and won 1-0 against Galatasaray. FC Copenhagen won three of their previous six matches at Parken connected by 3 in the Champions League. They drew two and suffered one defeats, scoring 13 goals to nine against.
Manchester City Form
Manchester City are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Burnley got left behind in a 3-1 win, before Brentford got hammered in a 1-3 victory. Everton was the most recent victim in a 2-0 win for Manchester City. Manchester City won half their previous six away matches in the Champions League, as well as seeing three draws and suffering zero defeats. They scored 12 goals whilst conceding seven.
Manchester City are on the look-out for a win, and we expect them to claim it in a high scoring match, when they visit FC Copenhagen at Parken connected by 3 this coming Tuesday.
FC Copenhagen vs Manchester City Stats
- FC Copenhagen have not lost 12 of the last 14 home matches in the Champions League
- In 10 of the last 12 FC Copenhagen home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- FC Copenhagen have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches in the Champions League
- In 8 of the last 9 FC Copenhagen matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 8 of the last 10 FC Copenhagen home matches in the Champions League, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Manchester City have not lost the last 19 matches in a row in the Champions League
- Manchester City have won the last 6 matches in a row in the Champions League while scoring more than 2.5 goals
- Manchester City have not lost 18 of the last 19 matches
- Manchester City have scored in the last 14 matches in a row in the Champions League
- Manchester City have scored in 20 of the last 22 matches
- FC Copenhagen have not won the last 4 matches versus Manchester City in a row
- In 3 of the last 4 FC Copenhagen matches versus Manchester City the sum of goals was over 2.5
FC Copenhagen vs Manchester City Team News
FC Copenhagen could have six players on the injured and absent list ahead of their match at home with Manchester City this coming Tuesday. Elias Achouri and Kevin Diks can't be called up by the FC Copenhagen-manager, with both serving a ban.
Nicolai Boilesen, Theo Sander, Davit Khocholava and Birger Meling are all absent from the FC Copenhagen squad that faces Manchester City at Parken connected by 3.
Going into their next game this coming Tuesday, Manchester City have almost all their players available for selection, with only two of them seemingly unable to play.
Manchester City need to do without Mateo Kovacic and Jack Grealish, who are not fit enough to travel to Parken connected by 3.
FC Copenhagen vs Manchester City H2H
Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time FC Copenhagen played Manchester City. The pair split the points in a 0-0 match, where no one managed to get the upper hand. Manchester City held the upper hand and managed to stay undefeated against FC Copenhagen in the past four encounters. As a result of this, their recent h2h record against FC Copenhagen says 0-2-2.
Of the last four encounters between FC Copenhagen and Manchester City three saw over 2.5 goals scored, making us hopeful of an entertaining encounter this coming Tuesday.
FC Copenhagen vs Manchester City Results
FC Copenhagen vs Manchester City Betting Tips
It has been a great season for Erling Haaland who bagged five for his club so far and bringing that kind of form to the table is crucial for the success of Manchester City.
FC Copenhagen were able to win six of their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, while drawing one of the games. They suffered defeat in three of these outings. Manchester City won eight of their last 10 games away, drew one and suffered defeat in one of them. Of the previous 10 outings at Parken connected by 3, FC Copenhagen scored the opening goal five times, whereas their visitors were first on target in six of their last 10 games away from home.
Over 2.5 goals came up three times in the previous four encounters between FC Copenhagen and Manchester City, as FC Copenhagen scored 0.75 goals on average per game and Manchester City averaging 2.25 goals. Both teams scored in two times of these matches. In FC Copenhagen's last ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals in seven of them. They managed to average two goals goals per match across all tournaments. In the last ten games for Manchester City, seven of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of 2.9 times goals per game themselves.