A high-quality match-up between Manchester city vs Chelsea will take place on Saturday, as Citizens host the Blues who are the most threatening for the title challenge.
Manchester City is 10 points clear in the table from Chelsea, if the visitors lose the match today it will be very hard for any team to challenge for the title.
Guardiola’s relentless team has come up in every match in their last seven games at home across all competitions. in total the defending champions have an 11 match winning streak in the Premier League.
Chelsea will be facing Arsenal next month in the Premier League and will hope to win both the games but the first task for Thomas Tuchel will be to win at Ethiad and look forward to the other games.
Gabriel Jesus scored the winning goal when they met at Stamford Bridge earlier this season to give City a 1-0 win in the match.
Manchester City Premier League form –
W W W W W W
Chelsea Premier League from-
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Man City had 7 first team players in self-isolation as there was a COVID-19 outbreak in the camp, we will see how many of them can return to play the game against the Blue’s
Zinchenko & Foden are to be believed to be infected with the virus, Stones could make a comeback and Mahrez remains at International Duty with Algeria at AFCON.
Ederson will take back his position from Zack Steffen assuming he has not been affected by COVID-19. Laporte will return in the Place of Ake.
As Chelsea is concerned, the Tuchel side has no fresh injuries but Chilwell, Reece James, Chalobah, and Christensen will be not available as they have been in self-isolation. Also, Mendy is out due to International duty at AFCON