Monday September 29th, 2014

English Premier League club Manchester City and Serie A side Roma are set to meet in a Tuesday UEFA Champions League group stage match. Manchester City, defending Premier League champion, currently sits in third in the Premiership table with 11 points, while Roma sits at No. 2 in the Serie A table with 15 points.

Roma was dominant in its first Champions League match of this season, defeating CSKA Moscow 5-1. Manchester City nearly drew Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena, but City conceded late to Jerome Boateng, giving Bayern a 1-0 home victory. 

Despite its success domestically the past few years, City has struggled to make a serious impact in the Champions League. Last season, the club fell to Barcelona in the first round of the knockout stage. Roma failed to qualify for last year's Champions League. 

How to watch

Match time: 2:45 p.m. ET

Live stream: You can watch the match online here

TV Coverage: Fox Sports 1

​Manchester City facts

Both Manuel Pellegrini and Pablo Zabaleta are available for the match after serving suspensions during City's opening group stage match against Bayern Munich. 

Frank Lampard enters the match having scored twice in the Premier League this year. Lampard is currently on loan from New York City FC.

Manchester City has won the Premier League two of the last three seasons. 

City has never won the UEFA Champions League, though they did win the now-defunct 1969-70 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. 

Sergio Aguero leads City this season with four Premier League goals. 

Roma facts

Roma opened up their Group E stage with a 5-1 win at home against CSKA Moscow. 

In 14 previous visits to English soil, Roma has only come away with a win once. They have never won in Manchester. 

In the team's last outing this past weekend in Serie A, Roma defeated Verona 2-0. 

Roma has opened up its domestic season with five consecutive victories, good enough for 15 points in Serie A. 

Daniele De Rossi will be available for the match after serving a suspension against CSKA Moscow. 

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