Tip FC Basel 1893 - Manchester City
Manchester City are 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League, already in the Carabao Cup Final and the last sixteen of the FA Cup, but it's the Champions League they'd love to win most this season. They had a comfortable group finishing top with just one defeat at Shakhtar Donetsk after the group had already been clinched. Saturday saw them get another convincing home win in the Premier League as they put five past Leicester City. Worringly for Basel, Sergio Aguero is in top form as he scored four of those five City goals. City used to struggle on their Champions League travels but this season put four past both Napoli and Feyenoord before the loss to Shakhtar. Basel are no strangers to facing sides from Manchester this season having finished behind United in the group stages. They beat Jose Mourinho's men at home but were defeated in Switzerland by CSKA Moscow. They have lost three of their last five home Champions League games and with City in such good form, it looks like being four out of six after this game.
Key points FC Basel 1893 - Manchester City
Manchester City are unbeaten in their last six games.
Basel have lost three of their last five home Champions League matches.
Manchester City have scored nine goals in three away European games this season.
Conclusion FC Basel 1893 - Manchester City
It's a close battle between the owners of Manchester City and PSG over who is most desperate to win the Champions League. City are in good form at present and scoring plenty of goals and can get an away win here against a Swiss side that often struggle against the very top sides.
FC Basel 1893 Manchester City Prediction published on February 14, 2018