Match Preview: Blues v Sunderland #UltimateQuaranTeam

Blues take on Sunderland in #UltimateQuaranTeam on Monday. Here's everything you need to know:

What is this match?

Blues have been drawn against Sunderland in the first round of a 128-team FIFA knock-out tournament on PS4, organised by Leyton Orient Football Club.

Each club entered has nominated one familiar face to represent them, with local grime artist and huge Bluenose, Jaykae, taking charge of the controller for Blues.

Sunderland will be represented by an eSports Team Manager known as FUTWIZDan.

The tournament aims to raise money for EFL clubs affected by the postponement of fixtures, Mind, and the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fundraiser by WHO.

When is it taking place?

The first round of the tournament starts from Sunday.

Blues match against Sunderland will take place on Monday 23 March at 7pm.

The game will be live-streamed on Birmingham City's YouTube channel free of charge.

Form Guide:

Jaykae: Recently won against Stormzy.

FUTWIZDan: Currently retired, but remains 234th in the FIFA world rankings. From a management perspective, his team members are presently ranked 8th, 20th, and 22nd in the world on their respective consoles.

Blues Team News:

Jaykae is in good shape for the match having been PS4 rested for two weeks.

Latest Odds:

BoyleSports are offering 50/1 on Blues to win the tournament. Click here to bet.

The Manager's View:

"I'm buzzing. It's an honour to represent Blues.

"I'm keeping my tactics under wraps. The opposition don't know much about my playing style and that's how I like it.

"Keep Right On."


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