ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE, ENGLAND
MCI VS CHE MATCH PREVIEW:
After destroying Arsenal twice in the last week, Manchester City next face Chelsea at their home ground, the Etihad Stadium. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 09:30 PM (IST) on Sunday, March 4. Table toppers Manchester City will look to extend their lead further while Chelsea will be looking to grab all three points and keep themselves alive in the race for the second place. Here is a statistical preview to map out the things that can be expected from the two sides against each other.
When: Sunday, March 4, 09:30 PM (IST)
Where: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England
Recent Form (Last 6 Matches):
Manchester City: W W L W W D
Chelsea: L D W W L L
MCI vs CHE TEAM NEWS:
MCI TEAM NEWS:
- Manchester City will continue to have Benjamin Mendy and Raheem Sterling in the list of absentees due to injury.
- Fernandinho will also add up to that list owing to the thigh injury he suffered against Arsenal.
- Fabian Delph will miss out due to his 2-match ban for the read card he received in the defeat against Wigan in the FA Cup.
Ederson; Danilo, Otamendi, Laporte, Walker; Gundogan, D. Silva; B. Silva, De Bruyne, Sane; Aguero
- Winter Signing Ross Barkley remains to be a doubtful starter because of his thigh and hamstring injuries.
- Tiemoue Bakayoko will also be a doubt ahead of the clash against Chelsea.
- David Luiz is completely ruled out and is least likely to make a comeback any sooner.
Courtois; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rüdiger; Moses, Kante, Drinkwater, Alonso; Willian, Morata, Hazard
Manchester City: Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard, and Leroy Sane
Chelsea: Eden Hazard, Willian Borges, and N’Golo Kante
INDIA FANTASY PREDICTION:
The strength on paper from both the sides is way too much to rule one side as a clear winner. Manchester City have been ruthless after their defeat against Wigan but Chelsea too have displayed some top class football in patches. We predict a draw in this one as Chelsea are expected to come up with the same performance they displayed against Barcelona a few days back. Final Scoreline Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea.
MCI vs CHE Fantasy Team: