Is Real Madrid vs Man City on TV? Kick off time, channel and how to watch Champions League fixture

Manchester City travel to Real Madrid for the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday.

Pep Guardiola’s side go into the game as the tournament defending champions, having lifted the trophy for the first time in their history in 2023, when they beat Inter Milan 1-0 in Istanbul.

The teams last met in the semi-finals in 2023, when Manchester City triumphed 5-1 on aggregate, after a 1-1 draw at the Bernabeu, at the Etihad, the Sky Blues were unstoppable, storming to a 4-0 win.

Real Madrid currently sit top of La Liga with an eight-point buffer to nearest rivals Barcelona, a similar comfort to the one City had last year, however this time around they are in a tight three-way title fight with Liverpool and Arsenal. The home side will want to get off to a good start, with Carlo Ancelotti set to take charge of his 200th Champions League match as a coach.

Here’s everything you need to know about the match, and get the latest odds and tips, here.

When is it?

Real Madrid vs Manchester City kicks off at 8 pm BST (9 pm CEST) on Tuesday, April 9 2024 at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Spain.

How can I watch it?

The match will be shown live in the UK on TNT Sports 2, and subscribers can stream the game via the Discovery + app and website.

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Confirmed line-ups

Real Madrid XI: Lunin; Carvajal, Tchouameni, Rüdiger, Mendy; Valverde, Kroos, Camavinga, Bellingham; Vinícius, Rodrygo

Man City XI: Ortega, Akanji, Stones, Dias, Gvardiol, Rodri, Kovacic, Bernardo, Foden, Grealish, Haaland


Real Madrid 17/10

Draw 15/8

Manchester City 5/4


With the home advantage it will be difficult for Man City, especially after a difficult game at the weekend. Real Madrid 1-1 Manchester City.