Manchester City vs FC Copenhagen: Start time, team news and how to watch on TV and live stream

    Kevin De Bruyne and Isak Bergmann Johannesson playing in the Champions League
    Manchester City welcome FC Copenhagen to the Etihad (Pictures: James Gill – Danehouse/Getty Images, Lars Ronbog / FrontZoneSport via Getty Images)

    Manchester City will be overwhelming favourites to continue their perfect start to their Champions League group stage campaign when they host Danish champions FC Copenhagen on matchday three.

    Fresh their manic 6-3 derby day victory over Manchester United, City will be confident of building on victories against Sevilla and Dortmund with another three points in Manchester.

    Meanwhile, the visitors have picked up one point from their first two group fixtures – their opening day 3-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund was followed with a goalless draw at home to Sevilla.

    Here is what you need to know ahead of the Group G clash.

    What time does Manchester City vs FC Copenhagen start?

    Manchester City’s match with Copenhagen takes place today (October 5).

    Kick-off will be 8pm at the Etihad stadium.

    Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League Group Stage
    Manchester City have made a strong start to their Champions League group (Picture: Michael Bulder/NESImages/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

    How to watch Manchester City vs FC Copenhagen on TV and live stream

    The match will be shown live on BT Sport 3.

    Coverage of the match will get underway from 7.15pm.

    A live stream will also be available to BT customers who will be able to view the match online via the BT Sport website and app.

    BT Sport once again have the exclusive rights to show Champions League matches live in the UK.

    Subscriptions to the service start from £16 a month, which includes all BT Sport channels plus BoxNation, the BT Sport app, and a recordable TV box.

    Fans can also purchase the Big Sport package at £41 a month, which includes everything you see above as well as all 11 Sky Sports channels, a NOW Sports Membership, and Eurosport 1 and 2.

    See offers and buy a package on the BT Sport website.

    FC Copenhagen team in group huddle
    FC Copenhagen come to the Etihad as big underdogs (Picture: Lars Ronbog / FrontZoneSport via Getty Images)

    What is the Manchester City team news?

    Kalvin Phillips remains sidelined after undergoing surgery on a dislocated shoulder.

    John Stones will be out for around a month after picking up a hamstring strain on international duty with England.

    Three Lions colleague Kyle Walker limped out of the Manchester derby but the club are hopeful the right-back won’t be out of action for too long.

    Meanwhile, Rodri was a surprise absence from the dominant victory over their city rivals at the weekend, with Pep Guardiola confirming the Spanish midfielder had suffered a minor injury in the final training session before the encounter with United.

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