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Owen Hargreaves and Joleon Lescott agree on what to expect from Man City vs PSG

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Peter Crouch, Joleon Lescott and Owen Hargreaves have predicted how Manchester City will fare in their Champions League semi-final with Paris Saint-Germain.

City booked their place in the final four of the competition with a 2-1 win against Borussia Dortmund – meaning Pep Guardiola‘s side were 4-2 victors on aggregate.

Despite Jude Bellingham opening the scoring at Signal Iduna Park, Man City fought back thanks to a penalty from Riyad Mahrez and a terrific strike from Phil Foden.

City will now take on PSG in the semi-final after the French giants beat Bayern Munich over two legs.

Mauricio Pochettino has the likes of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Angel Di Maria at his disposal, something that the BT Sport panel noted when discussing if City can make their first-ever Champions League final.

None of the BT Sport trio were brave enough to make a clear prediction, but the overall feeling was that the two attacking sides coming head-to-head should make for an entertaining encounter.

“Goals, I think,” Crouch said, when asked about what he’s expecting from the tie.

“I don’t think PSG can hold out Man City and vice versa when I watched them the other night.

“We can expect goals, we can expect a good semi-final and one that we’re all looking forward to.”

Former City defender Lescott added: “Excitement with world-class talent.

“I think PSG’s game with Bayern has prepared them for a game with a team like City.

Manchester City are in the semi-finals of the Champions League after they came from behind to defeat Borussia Dortmund in Germany.

Jude Bellingham’s superb opener was cancelled out by second-half goals by Riyad Mahrez and Phil Foden, and they’ll face Paris Saint-Germain for a place in the final in Istanbul.

City now turn their attentions to trying to reach the FA Cup Final when they take on Chelsea at Wembley on Saturday.

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“Obviously City have to combat two of the best forwards in the world in Mbappe and Neymar.”

Finally, ex-City and Manchester United man Hargreaves said: “Poch against Pep, if they kept Haaland quiet over a couple of games, but the problem is they’ve got to keep three quiet in Mbappe, Neymar and Di Maria.”

The other semi-final will see Real Madrid take on Chelsea as they beat Liverpool and Porto respectively in the quarters.

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