How To Watch Manchester City vs Chelsea Preview, Live Stream Kick Off Time & Team News, Predicted Lineups
Manchester City will be without Benjamin Mendy, captain Vincent Kompany and Claudio Bravo, all of whom have been ruled out through injury.
Raheem Sterling is expected to return to the starting lineup after being rested in midweek, the fixture could come too soon for struggling Kevin De Bruyne but he is in contention to start.
Manchester City will look to keep the pressure on Premier League title rivals Liverpool when they face Chelsea on Sunday.
City took full advantage of their early fixtures to pile pressure on the Reds in the title race. Back to back wins for City have seen them overtake their rivals on goal difference, albeit having played an extra game.
Maurizio Sarri also faces a battle of his own to hold on to that coveted fourth spot. With a resilient Arsenal and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s insatiable Manchester United in hot pursuit, Chelsea can’t afford to drop any more points.
Where to Watch
|When Is Kick Off?||Sunday 10 February|
|What Time Is Kick Off?||16:00 (BST)|
|Where Is It Played?||Etihad Stadium|
|TV Channel/Online Live Stream?||Sky Sports Premier League/Sky Sports Main Event / LMISports|
|Manchester City||Ederson; Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Laporte; D. Silva, Fernandinho, De Bruyne; Sterling, Aguero, Sane.|
|Chelsea||Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso; Kante, Jorginho, Barkley; Willian, Higuain, Hazard.|
Head to Head Record
History is on Chelsea’s side, with the Blues having won 67 of the 161 professional meetings of these two clubs. Manchester City trail with 55 victories, leaving 39 stalemates.
Of course, both sides have enjoyed a much more prosperous recent history and competition between them is fierce during that time.
Guardiola’s side edges the recent fixtures, having won seven of the last 15 meetings. Chelsea is just one behind on six victories, with this fixture ending in a draw twice in the last five years.
|Everton 0-2 Manchester City (6/2)||Chelsea 5-0 Huddersfield (2/2)|
|Manchester City 3-1 Arsenal (3/2)||Bournemouth 4-0 Chelsea (30/1)|
|Newcastle 2-1 Manchester City (29/1)||Chelsea 3-0 Sheffield Wednesday (27/1)|
|Manchester City 5-0 Burnley (26/1)||Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham (24/1)|
|Burton 0-1 Manchester City (23/1)||Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea (19/1)|