Shakhtar Donetsk vs Manchester City SD

James Robson

Pep Guardiola is certain to ring the adjustments with Sunday’s derby in thoughts.
It could possibly be a digital shadow workforce in Kharkiv, with Phil Foden, Brahim Diaz and Tosin Adarabioyo all more likely to characteristic.
Yaya Toure can also be in line for a uncommon begin. The areas beneath debate are left again and centre ahead. Who he performs out of Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus could possibly be a touch as to who will get the nod in opposition to Manchester United.
At left again, he might nicely have to stay with Fabian Delph if Danilo begins on the proper.

Simon Bajkowski

Pep Guardiola shot down the thought of a B workforce within the final Champions League encounter, however that is undoubtedly time to push ahead gamers that don't usually make the XI.
It's not price taking a threat on as many gamers as doable, and the workforce put out needs to be sturdy sufficient to win the sport.
Phil Foden and Tosin Adarabioyo have an ideal alternative to start out and Gabriel Jesus can be seeking to make some extent forward of the derby.
Raheem Sterling appears to have had an even bigger engine than most this season so he shouldn't be troubled by one other match.

Wealthy Fay

Manchester Metropolis followers might really feel additional nerves forward of the the conflict in opposition to Shakhtar as they give the impression of being to proceed their spectacular run.
Metropolis made it 28 matches unbeaten on the weekend, however with the Manchester derby looming, this match could also be extra about resting as many first-team gamers as doable.
With the Blues already certified as group winners within the Champions League there's a invaluable alternative to offer youth an opportunity.
Phil Foden and Brahim Diaz needs to be in competition to start out whereas Yaya Toure and Ilkay Gundogan return within the coronary heart of midifeld.

Stuart Brennan

Overlook the unbeaten run, and neglect the successful streak - that is about resting star performers and giving fringe gamers invaluable minutes.
And with that in thoughts, I might attempt to play as few as doable who will determine within the derby on Sunday - successful that recreation is extra vital than sustaining data in a useless rubber recreation.
Phil Foden and Brahim Diaz might have a half every, Kyle Walker could be in my workforce as there's a dearth of full backs, and a run for Leroy Sane would possibly sharpen him earlier than Previous Trafford.