Chelsea vs Manchester City
England – Premier League
Date: Sunday, 3 January 2021
Kick-off at 16:30 UK/ 17:30 CET
Venue: Stamford Bridge.
Football fans have an exciting Sunday ahead with the schedule headlined by Chelsea vs Manchester City from the English Premier League at Stamford Bridge. This top tier tussle is scheduled for a 16:30 GMT kick-off in London as both title contenders aim to get the year off to a perfect start by bagging all three points.
The formbook attached to this fixture shows the Blues have dominated the Cityzens in past meetings, winning 66 games against the 57 of their opponents with 40 draws.
Interestingly, each of the last two have ended in a 2-1 win for the team holding home advantage. Goals from Pulisic and Willian handed Chelsea v victory over Man City back in summer.
Chelsea feeling blue Chelsea are aiming for a place in the top four again this season, but their chances took a hit during the festive period when a drop in form saw the London club lose three of four games. The blues dropped out of the prize places and down to eighth but there’s plenty of football still to be played and it’s far too early for anyone at Stamford Bridge to be reaching for the panic button.
Chelsea vs Manchester City Head-to-head (h2h) :
- Guardiola’s men had recorded 14 of the preceding 21 overall wins.
- They had recorded a massive 6-0 win just the last year.
- The latest clash at this stadium had ended in a 2-1 win for the hosts.
- Only once have the visitors failed to score at this venue since 2012.
Chelsea vs Manchester City Prediction :
Following their 3-0 win over West Ham, it looked as though Chelsea’s small blip of two losses and a draw from four games was over, but another heavy 3-1 defeat to an out-of-form Arsenal side and a 1-1 draw against Villa followed, putting Chelsea in a bit of a rut. City, unbeaten in their last ten games in all competitions, have started to get back into the swing of things and an additional rest for the players following the midweek postponement against Everton should aid Pep’s squad in what is a
Chelsea vs Manchester City Team News :
PREDICTED XI (4-3-3): Mendy; Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Zouma, Chilwell; Kovacic, Kante, Mount; Werner, Abraham, Pulisic
QUESTIONABLE: James (Injured), Ziyech (Injured)
PREDICTED XI (4-2-3-1): Ederson; Joao Cancelo, Ruben Dias, Stones, Mendy; Rodri, Gundogan; Mahrez, De Bruyne, Sterling; Aguero
UNAVAILABLE: Walker (Isolating), Gabriel Jesus (Isolating)
QUESTIONABLE: Gundogan (Injured), Garcia (Injured)