Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

I'm Backing the Blues to Put the Squeeze on Barca

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

I'm Backing the Blues to Put the Squeeze on Barca

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I'LL be avidly supporting the Blues tonight.

Everyone knows I'm a red but as a proud Mancunian I want City to do well.

Plus speaking from the wallet I've decided to get the Spanish giants in the satchel and I've gone 7/4, which is the biggest price you will get for a Barca to win at the Etihad.

I would be more con dent with Sergio Aguero t, but even so I still honestly think that Barcelona are vulnerable, you will get chances against them and City should score.

What's even more encouraging for City is that Barcelona are winless in their last ve away games against English sides in the Champions League.

To qualify for the next round Barcelona are 4/7 while City are 11/ 8. [Dagger]at's why a lead is imperative tonight and the Blues have never failed to score at home in the Champions League.

So with no Aguero I'll be backing Alvaro Negredo to score rst at odds of 5/1 against his fellow Spaniards. …

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