News now: Confirmed Line-Ups: Manchester City vs Atlético Madrid (Pre-Season Friendly)

On Sunday, Manchester City played Atlético Madrid in a third prominent friendly match to conclude their tour of Far East Asia.

Following a trip to Japan, Manchester City played two preseason friendly against Yokohama F Marinos and Bayern Munich, winning both of them. The encounter against Diego Simeone's team comes after that trip.

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The most recent of the two games was played at the Japan National Stadium against Thomas Tuchel's team, and it garnered the greatest football crowd ever recorded there.

Although both teams had chances to level the score in the first half, Bayern's Mathys Tel scored from close range in the final 10 minutes to give Bayern the advantage. James McAtee had given Manchester City the lead.

The Premier League winners would still have time for a last-second winner, as Aymeric Laporte and Phil Foden combined to score City's second goal and give them a 1-2 triumph.

City play Atlético Madrid in their final preseason game before returning to Manchester to finish up preparations before the 2023 Community Shield and the start of the competitive new season.

Pep Guardiola and Diego Someone have now officially announced their respective starting lineups at the Seoul World Cup Stadium as kickoff approaches in Seoul.

Manchester City

Ederson, Walker (at center), Stones, Dias, Laporte, Rodrigo, Bernardo, Foden, Grealish, Alvarez, and Haaland make up the starting lineup.

Ortega Moreno, Carson, Phillips, Ake, Cancelo, Kovacic, De Bruyne, Gomez, Akanji, Perrone, Bobb, Palmer, Lewis, and McAtee all available as replacements.

Atlético Madrid

Starting XI: Koke (c), Oblak, Azpilicueta, Soyuncu, Witsel, Hermso, Griezmann, Lino, Morata, Lemar.

Grbic, Niguez, Depay, Correa, Llorente, Galan, Carrasco, Barrios, Gomis, Gismera, Kostis, Martin, Mourino, and Riquelme all available as replacements.

Note: Because to the heavy rain, kickoff was postponed till 12:30 PM U.K.

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