‘City 99% Basel 1%’ – Man City fans react to drawing side that beat Man United in Champions League group staged
Manchester City drew FB Basel in the Champions League Last 16 draw at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.
City will take on the Swiss giants for the first time in the competition.
Basel will be no strangers to Manchester as they faced Man United in the group stage, beating the Red Devils in Switzerland.
Ilkay Gundogan is set to feature in his first Last 16 clash since joining City from Borussia Dortmund.
The midfielder of Turkish origin missed last seasons Last 16 clash due to a lengthy injury but has since recovered and has been gradually given more playing time.
We took a look at how City fans reacted to the Basel draw on social media.
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Gundogan did not even bother reacting to the draw, he was too busy cooking!
— Ilkay Gündogan (@IlkayGuendogan) December 11, 2017
PL teams ranked in order of how happy they’ll be with their Champions League draw
Man City (Basel)
Man Utd (Sevilla)
— Ryan Baldi (@RyanBaldiFW) December 11, 2017
Jake seems pleased!
City got Basel. I can’t believe it.
— Jake (@Everything_City) December 11, 2017
City fans in general appeared pretty pleased with the draw.
City draw Basel! Lucky bastards ????
— Flex (@flexunitedstand) December 11, 2017
FC Basel vs Man City in UCL round of 16 pic.twitter.com/d2z57ZRGsF
— Troll Football (@TrollFootball) December 11, 2017
— Thiago Souto (@thiagosoutojau1) December 11, 2017
Not everyone is underestimating Basel. After-all they did beat Manchester United in the group stage and have a good record against English opposition in general.
— All For United (@allforunited) December 11, 2017
For the Street Fighter fans!
— B/R Football (@brfootball) December 11, 2017
Manchester City drawing World Class herb, Basel in round of 16 of UCL. Meanwhile the rest of PL teams getting easy draws. Makes you think!!
— Guardiolista (@BlueCitizen007) December 11, 2017