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Why Manchester United could have to make an unwelcome Champions League change because of Man City

Manchester United may be forced to play their Champions League quarter-final first leg at home regardless of their draw, because of rivals Manchester City.

According to Manchester Evening News, local authorities in Manchester don’t allow City and United to play at home on either the same or consecutive evenings.

The first legs of the quarter-final ties will take place on April 9 and 10, with the second legs on April 16 and 17. Two ties will be played on each night.

In the event of both sides being drawn on the same night, it would be United who would have their tie moved because UEFA rules give an advantage to the team that finished higher in their domestic league the previous season.

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