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| On May 8, 2021 1:32 PM IST

MCI vs CHE Dream11 Tips for Manchester City vs Chelsea English Premier League Fixtures 8 May


MCI vs CHE Dream11: Both these sides head into this enticing Premier League clash following gruelling Champions League semi-final second legs played in midweek, however Man City will have benefitted from an extra day of rest compared to Chelsea. Pep Guardiola’s side also boasts home advantage here and the league leaders know that a win would see them crowned Premier League champions. However, whilst Man City may have won their last five games in all competitions, their most recent defeat came at the hands of Chelsea in their FA Cup semi-final clash at Wembley last month. Indeed, the West London based side have been beaten just twice in their 24 matches played since head coach Thomas Tuchel took charge all the way back in January.

Date: 8 May, Saturday
Time: 10:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Premier League Table: Manchester City are 1st in the EPL standings, while Chelsea are sitting in the 4th place.

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Recent form:

Manchester City – W-W-L-W-W
Chelsea – W-W-D-W-L

Head-to-head (last five meetings)

MCI Wins- 03
Draws– 00
CHE Wins– 02

MCI vs CHE Dream11 Today Match Prediction Details

Manchester City News

Injury Report and Unavailability: John Stones is serving a three-match suspension at the moment and will likely be replaced by Aymeric Laporte against Chelsea.

Expected changes and Strategy: Rodri was benched against Paris Saint-Germain during the week and is set to feature in this game.

Manchester City Starting XI (Likely)

Benjamin Mendy
Ruben Dias
Aymeric Laporte
Joao Cancelo
Ilkay Gundogan
Kevin De Bruyne
Phil Foden
Riyad Mahrez
Sergio Aguero

Chelsea News

Injury Report and Unavailability: Mateo Kovacic and Cesar Azpilicueta are the only injury concerns for Chelsea going into this fixture.

Expected changes and Strategy: N’Golo Kante has been impressive under Thomas Tuchel and will have to be at his best against Manchester City.

Chelsea Starting XI (Likely)

Kepa Arrizabalaga
Antonio Rudiger
Thiago Silva
Kurt Zouma
Marcos Alonso
Reece James
N’Golo Kante
Mason Mount
Christian Pulisic
Kai Havertz

MCI vs CHE Dream11 Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Timo Werner: Werner has 6 goals and a total of 23 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 38.86%. He had a total of 13 big chances. He has a total of 2 assists, 16 key passes and he created a total of 19 chances.

Ilkay Gundogan: Gundogan has 12 goals and a total of 26 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 43.98%. He had a total of 16 big chances. He has a total of 4 assists, 9 key passes and he created a total of 18 chances.

X-factors, differential picks

Riyad Mahrez: Mahrez has 9 goals and a total of 18 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 46.37%. He had a total of 11 big chances. He has a total of 2 assists, 12 key passes and he created a total of 13 chances.

MCI vs CHE Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper: Ederson
Defenders: Dias, Cancelo, Zouma
Midfielders: Gundogan, De Bruyne, Jorginho, Mahrez
Attackers: Werner, Havertz, Foden

Likely Winner:

Man City have not enjoyed a perfect run at an empty Etihad this season, while Chelsea are certainly benefitting from the home advantage phenomenon being wiped out in the absence of supporters, so we expect Tuchel’s unbeaten away record to continue with a score draw against their Champions League final opponents. In our MCI vs CHE Today Match Prediction odds, we back for a 1-1 draw in this match.

Jeet Ghosh

Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with years of experience. He is a Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication from Jadavpur University. Jeet is a sports lover but has a special liking for football. He has worked as a football writer with The Citizen, Sportsflashes, Sportskeeda. He follows the football leagues around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.