Spanish giant, Barcelona are being paired again with Manchester City in the knock out stages of UEFA Champions League this season and due to their previous victory, many are favoring them again this time around.
Escaping the group of death in a tough fashion, Manchester City found themselves in another difficult Champions League battle as Manuel Pellegrini's men have been drawn to face Barcelona in the knock out stages.
Manchester City made their way into the knock out stages of Champions League after such difficult campaign as they confirmed their passage after grabbing an important win on the final group game against AS Roma.
Manchester City's Champions League campaign face an important test this midweek as the English champions' chance in advancing into the next stage will be determined from their away game against AS Roma.
AS Roma are set to face an important battle this midweek as Rudi Garcia's men host Manchester City in their final Champions League group game at Olympico, a tie that will decide either teams' qualification chance.
Sitting second in current English Premier League table, Southampton have been considered as one of the best surprise so far this season, but this weekend a tough challenge awaits them as they must face defending champions, Manchester City.
Manchester City's Champions League campaign was heading into a bleak end when they found themselves trailing 2-1 against 10-men Bayern Munich until the last few minutes, but two late goals from Sergio Aguero turned things around for them.
Swansea City are preparing themselves for a tough battle against Manchester City and although admitting that his side could be facing many difficulties, Swansea boss, Garry Monk urged his players to cherish that encounter.
Manchester City's dip of form this season received some attention from many football enthusiasts, especially their fans as Manuel Pellegrini's men haven't been performing consistently well, especially in Europe.
Manchester City's Champions League campaign is still looking bleak as they suffered a disappointing home defeat from CSKA Moscow on Wednesday.
Playing at home, City were eager to pick up their first win in the competition, but things didn't look bright when CSKA went one goal up after just two minutes of play.
Manchester City put an end to their recent winless run this past weekend as they grabbed a precious derby victory over Manchester United at Etihad Stadium.
Keen on showcasing their quality after suffering a recent run of bad form, Man City immediately took an attacking shape.