After a domestic wobble for Manchester City last week, all eyes will be on how Pep Guardiola’s side respond when they travel to RB Leipzig in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

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After high-scoring games in the first week of the Champions League, the action continues in Group G on Wednesday night.

Both City and Leipzig picked up wins in high-scoring games, with City getting off to a flying start to their title defence with a 3-1 home win over Red Star Belgrade.

Leipzig also got their campaign off to a winning start in Switzerland as they secured a 3-1 victory of their own against Young Boys.

Now City and Leipzig are preparing to do battle once again, after these sides met in the Champions League knockout stages last season.

The pair played out a 1-1 draw for the first leg at the Red Bull Arena, before City performed a 7-0 demolition job on the Bundesliga side in the second leg at the Etihad Stadium.

Erling Haaland scored five goals that night in Manchester and will be eager to get back to scoring ways after drawing a blank in City’s 2-1 defeat at Wolves at the weekend.

Haaland has hardly had a slow start to the season, scoring eight Premier League goals in his first seven games of the campaign.

Argentina striker Julian Alvarez has also impressed in the early stages of the season, with three Premier League goals, as well as two Champions League goals against Red Star Belgrade.

City have had to endure their injury problems this season, with skipper Kevin De Bruyne still out on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury at the start of the campaign.

England international John Stones has also been absent, while fellow Three Lion Jack Grealish has also spent time on the sidelines.

Despite their injury issues, City still have a squad blessed with talent in all departments and they will be determined to get back to winning ways after defeats to Newcastle United and Wolves.

With both sides having plenty of attacking threats, it looks like goals won’t be at a premium when these sides meet at the Red Bull Arena.

More than three goals have been scored in five of Leipzig’s last seven Champions League matches and it would be little surprise to see that trend continue this week.

Over 3.5 goals have also been scored in both of Leipzig’s last two matches, as they earned a 3-2 away win at Wehen Wiesbaden in the DFB-Pokal, before a 2-2 draw with reigning champions Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.

With Lois Openda and Xavi Simons both attacking threats, the hosts should also have their moments in Wednesday’s game.

However, City might well have enough quality to come out on top in this one, while seeing over 3.5 total goals scored on the night.

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