Would Chelsea Continue Their Formidable Run Against Manchester City

Would Chelsea Continue Their Formidable Run Against Manchester City


Gameweek 22 formally kicks off immediately, fifteenth of January with the match between Brighton and Crystal Palace, however all eyes are on the sport on the Etihad stadium as premier league champions, Manchester metropolis welcomes the champions of Europe, Chelsea for the second leg of a cracking fixture within the premier league.

This cracker of a fixture is surprisingly the primary recreation of the weekend. The primary leg of the fixture at Stamford Bridge was gained by Manchester Metropolis with the scoreline at 1-0 however neutrals of the sport know simply what’s at stake for either side on this second encounter.

Manchester Metropolis stays prime of the league and Chelsea follows at second place with a ten factors hole. If Manchester metropolis secures a win tomorrow, they prolong the hole to 13 factors and this takes the league away from different groups.

Head-to-Head

Historical past nevertheless falls on the facet of Chelsea FC who’ve managed to win 27 out of the 49 encounters either side have had. The report Chelsea FC additionally holds on the Etihad stadium places the choice of profitable the sport on the tip of their fingers.

Manchester Metropolis is within the type of their lives having secured 17 straight wins within the premier league; they appear unstoppable. Soccer lovers and pundits nonetheless wouldn’t have a look at these stats and really feel like a win for manchester metropolis is assured. It’s because of their three conferences final season which included the champions league and FA Cup finals Thomas Tuchel has managed to get the higher of Pep Guardiola all thrice.

Damage And Covid Circumstances

The match would go on as scheduled whatever the new covid instances within the Manchester metropolis camp which might be lacking just a few first-team gamers that Pep didn’t establish in his press convention immediately.

For Chelsea nevertheless, they welcome the return of Ngolo Kante and Thiago Silva who examined constructive for covid 19 earlier than the FA Cup third Spherical fixture final week. The Blues can be with out Reece James and Ben Chilwell who’re out because of harm.

Gamers To Look Out For

Our match day evaluation would fall brief if we neglect to say key signings for either side.

Manchester Metropolis made a report signing for the previous Aston Villa man Jack Grealish for a record-breaking payment of 100 million kilos. Expectations had been excessive upon his arrival however, the English participant has solely registered 3 objectives and three help in 21 appearances in all competitions for Manchester Metropolis.

All eyes can be on town playmaker and midfield maestro Kevin De Bruyne who is understood to ship a first-class efficiency towards large groups.

The title on all people’s lips in the mean time is Joao Cancelo who has been in prime kind because the begin of the season. Gabriel Jesus and Bernado Silva are additionally gamers that may make a distinction for the blue facet of Manchester.

Chelsea nevertheless is an unpredictable workforce, they’ve scored 15 objectives this season with 15 completely different gamers, however the title that appears to be on everybody’s lips can be Romelu Lukaku who’s the report signing participant for the workforce at 97 million kilos has managed to attain 8 objectives in 21 appearances for the membership.

Predictions

With a Thomas Tuchel facet in Chelsea, you may solely anticipate the sudden, however with a Pep Guardiola facet, we all know the primary aim can be to win. We anticipate a cracking fixture tomorrow however with Chelsea securing all 3 factors to shut the hole on the league desk.

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