Man City v Chelsea: Preview, Teams and Betting

This is a big game for both sides and a Chelsea win will surely put pressure on Manchester City. If City were to lose and Liverpool were to beat they would be 12 points off top spot. A Chelsea win cut put them into the second place. We have a preview of Man City v Chelsea, as well as the teams and betting below. The game is on Sunday with

Preview

Manchester City have home advantage here for this game. Pep Guardiola’s side will be looking for a win. Their last Premier League before the international break resulted in a 3-1 loss to Liverpool at Anfield. In comparison, Frank Lampard’s Chelsea are flying at present and sit joint second in the table. He will obviously want to win this game to.

It promises to be a thrilling encounter with both sides having very attack minded players, so I expect a couple of goals on Saturday evening. Looking at the head to head meetings. The last Premier League clash ended in a 6-0 win for City in February 2019. Chelsea won that previous December 2-0 at Stamford Bridge.

Teams News/Probable Teams

Teams have yet to be announced. These will be announced closer to Kick off.

Pep Guardiola will be looking from a big performance from his players here. Bernardo Silva will miss the game due to suspension. Rodri and David Silva could also get game time here.

Probable Team: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Fernandinho, Angelino Rodri, D.Silva, De Bruyne; Mahrez, Sterling, Aguero.

Frank Lampard may have to plan without Christian Pulisic who missed the international due to a hip injury. In addition, Ross Barkley is also a doubt. However, Lampard will be able to call on Jorginho who has served his one match ban. Kante, Mount and Kovacic are all available.

Probable Team: Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Tomori, Emerson; Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic; Willian, Abraham, Mount.

Betting

Manchester City are 2/5 favourites here. However, Chelsea are massive outsiders at 11/2. If you fancy an outsider this weekend this could be the selection. I think the game will be a score draw and the draw is available at 7/2. Chelsea v Man City is live on Sky Sports Premier League at 5.30pm Saturday.

 

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