Supercomputer picks Manchester City as favourites to win Champions League

Supercomputer picks Manchester City as favourites to win Champions League

- Supercomputer is backing Manchester City to emerge champions in UCL

- The Premier League giants will be facing Moenchengladbach in round of 16

- Barcelona will face French champions Paris-Saint-Germain in their own tie

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Premier League giants Manchester City have been picked by Supercomputer to win this season's Champions League title following their impressive performance in the Group stages.

Pep Guardiola and his wards were so incredible in Group C as they finished as toppers with 16 points winning five games and drew 1 in a perfect run for the Citizens.

On Monday, December 14, UEFA chiefs conducted the Champions League round of 16 draw in which holders Bayern Munich will be facing Italian giants, Lazio.

Chelsea who were also superb in the Group stages will be facing Atletico Madrid which will be two tough encounters for the Premier League giants.

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Liverpool won the Champions League titles last two seasons and they will start their campaign in the round of 16 against RB Leipzig who sent Manchester United out of the competitions.

Barcelona will be facing French champions Paris-Saint-Germain in which Brazilian star Neymar will be making a return to the Camp Nou for the first time since he left the Spanish side.

Portuguese club Porto were drawn against Juventus as Sevilla will be facing Borussia Dortmund while Real Madrid have a date with Atalanta.

According to the report on Mirror, Manchester City who will be facing Borussia Monchengladbach are the favourites to win the Champions League.

For the past three seasons, Manchester City have not made it to the Champions League quarterfinals, while Monchengladbach are reaching the last 16 for the first time since 1978.

Manchester City players and Guardiola in action
Supercomputer picks Manchester City as favourites to win Champions League. Photo by Visionhaus
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester United on Saturday night, December 12, failed to score any goal in front of their faithfuls as they were forced to a goalless draw by Manchester City in tough EPL battle.

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Ole Solskjaer who is Manchester United coach went into this duel with serious pressure having crashed out of the Champions League after losing against Leipzig.

Manchester City started this encounter on a brighter note with Kevin De Bruyne making several dangerous runs against the Red Devils at Old Trafford.

The Belgian delivered a great pass for Rodri in the fourth minute and the youngster fired a shot immediately which was saved by David De Gea.

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