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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Manchester City – W-W-L-W-W
Chelsea – W-W-D-W-L
Head-to-head (last five meetings)
MCI Wins- 03
CHE Wins– 02
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)
Kevin De Bruyne
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)
MCI vs CHE Dream11 Fantasy Football Tips
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.
Defenders: Dias, Cancelo, Zouma
Midfielders: Gundogan, De Bruyne, Jorginho, Mahrez
Attackers: Werner, Havertz, Foden
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.