Quick Bit: Manchester City will play its first 2022 preseason match ahead of the Premier League season when Pep Guardiola’s men take on Mexican side Club America at NRG Stadium in Houston.

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All eyes will be on star forward Erling Haaland and his expected debut for Manchester City in its first preseason friendly of the summer against Mexican side Club America in Houston, Texas.

Haaland was the club’s big signing, playing for his father’s former club and a team he supported as a child. A prolific scorer in the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund, fans will be curious to see if he can replicate those exploits in the Premier League and whether he makes the defending Premier League champions virtually unbeatable.

Club America further ahead in its fitness, having played three Liga MX matches so far in its domestic campaign. It also played Chelsea FC in a Saturday friendly and pushed the Blues, who needed a late Mason Mount strike to claim a 2-1 win in Las Vegas.

The Sporting News is following the match live and providing live score updates and commentary.

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Manchester City vs. Club America live score

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Final
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Club America


Goals: None

Manchester City vs. Club America live updates, highlights from friendly

120 mins from kickoff: With Julian Alvarez plastered across the promotional images, it’s safe to say we’ll be seeing the ex-River Plate man on the field.

Man City vs Club America lineups

All eyes will be on whether and where Pep Guardiola lines up Erling Haaland and Julian Alvarez, and how the manager’s system is tweaked for the new star signings.

Goalkeepers: Stefan Ortega, Ederson, Scott Carson

Defenders: Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias, Nathan Ake, Joao Cancelo, Luke Mbete, Josh Wilson-Esbrand, Rico Lewis, Finley Burns

Midfielders: Kalvin Phillips, Rodri, Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, James McAtee

Wingers/Forwards: Erling Haaland, Jack Grealish, Julian Alvarez, Riyad Mahrez, Liam Delap, Kayky, Cole Palmer, Oscar Bobb, Ben Knight

Club America head coach Fernando “Tano” Ortiz will likely switch up the team that started against Chelsea to spread the workload across the squad. Uruguayan attacker Federico Vinas was out against Chelsea and reports indicated that Roger Martinez (injury), Salvador Reyes (injury), and Jorge Mere (coach’s decision) did not travel.

Club America projected lineup (4-2-3-1, right to left): 13-Guillermo Ochoa (GK) — 3-Jorge Sanchez, 18-Bruno Valdez, 4-Sebastian Caceres, 206-Mauricio Reyes — 6-Jonathan Dos Santos, 5-Pedro Aquino — 19-Miguel Layun, 8-Alvaro Fidalgo, 25-Jurgen Damm — 21-Henry Martin

Club America subs (12): 27-Oscar Jimenez (GK), 14-Nestor Araujo, 2-Luis Fuentes, 23-Emilio Lara, 201-Sebastian Martinez, 20-Richard Sanchez, 11-Jonathan “Cabecita” Rodriguez, 10-Diego Valdes, 17-Alejandro Zendejas, 200-Roman Martinez, 187-Karel Campos, 202-Iker Moreno

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Man City vs America TV channel, live stream

UK
USA
Canada
Australia
Date
Thu July 21
Wed July 20
Wed July 20
Thu July 21
Time
01:30 BST
20:30 ET
20:30 ET
10:30 AEST
TV channel

ESPN2, TUDN


Streaming
City+
fuboTV
City+, DAZN
City+

UK and Australia: The friendly between Man City and Club America will be carried by Man City’s City+ streaming channel.

USA: The match is available on ESPN2 (English-language) and TUDN (Spanish-language) with both channels streaming on fuboTV.

Canada: The Man City summer friendly will be carried by City+ and DAZN.

Man City in Premier League 2022/23: TV channels, live streams

UK
USA
Canada
Australia
TV channel
Sky Sports, BT Sport
USA Network, Telemundo, Universo


Streaming
NOW TV, Sky Go, Amazon Prime
fuboTV, Peacock
fuboTV
Optus Sport

UK: Matches are carried across Sky Sports and BT Sport streaming and TV platforms, with select matches on Amazon Prime.

USA: Select matches are televised on USA Network (English) and Telemundo or Universo (Spanish), and all three channels can be streamed on fuboTV. The rest of the matches are streamed on NBC platform Peacock for subscribers.

Canada: Every Premier League game streams live and on demand exclusively via fuboTV.

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream matches live and on demand on Optus Sport.

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