EPL Preview: Chelsea v Manchester City, Key-stats, Line-ups, Odds, Prediction

Premier League Preview - Manchester City vs Chelsea

Chelsea host Manchester City in the Premier League this week and the Blues will be looking to pick up a morale-boosting win at home.

Stadium: Stamford Bridge

Key Statistics

Man City have kept a clean sheet in 5 of their last 6 matches (Premier League).

Chelsea are undefeated in their last 7 home matches (Premier League).

Man City are undefeated in their last 6 matches (Premier League).


Chelsea are coming into this game level on points with Manchester City and they will be hoping to pull  clear of the opposition with the win here.

The Blues have lost three and drawn one of their last five matches in the Premier League and they will be under pressure to pick up all three points.

It will be interesting to see the players can step up and deliver this week.

Chelsea could be without Reece  James for this game who is a doubt with a hamstring issue.

Chelsea Possible Line-ups

Edouard Mendy, Cesar Azpilicueta, Kurt Zouma, Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell, N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Jorginho, Hakim Ziyech, Olivier Giroud, Christian Pulisic

Manchester City

Manchester City will be hoping to close the gap with league leaders Liverpool with a win here.

They are seven points behind Liverpool with two matches in hand and Pep Guardiola will demand two wins from his players in the next two matches.

Manchester City will be without the injured Eric Garcia and the likes of Kyle Walker, Gabriel Jesus and ederson tested positive for coronavirus over Christmas and they could miss out as well.

 Manchester City Possible LIne-ups

Zack Steffen, Joao Cancelo, John Stones, Ruben Dias, Benjamin Mendy, Rodrigo, Ilkay Gundogan, Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling, Ferran Torres, Sergio Aguero


Chelsea : Draw : Manchester City :: 3.00 : 3.30 : 2.70


Manchester City are the better team here and Chelsea are coming into this game on the back of some poor performances.

This should be a close contest but the away side have enough quality to grind out all three points eventually.