The defending Premier League champions have slipped up on a variety of activities and have a hefty deficit to make up in their fighting with Arsenal.
After drawing with Everton on the weekend, City arguably have to win at Chelsea as they face serious questions of their credentials despite Erling Haaland’s superlative goalscoring form. Plenty of troubles are piling up at Chelsea however, following a drab second-half exhibit in the 1-1 draw at Nottingham Forest.
Date, kick-off time and venue
Chelsea vs Manchester City is scheduled for an 8pm GMT kick-off on Thursday, January 5, 2023.
The Match will take place at Stamford Bridge.
Where to watch Chelsea vs Manchester City
TV channel: In the UK, the suit will be televised stay on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event, with insurance organising at 6.30pm.
Live stream: Fans can additionally seize the recreation continue to be online via the Sky go app.
Live blog: You can comply with all the motion on matchday with the beneficial aid of Standard Sport’s proceed to be blog, with expert analysis from Nizaar Kinsella at the ground.
Chelsea vs Manchester City News
There is little sign of Chelsea’s harm record getting any shorter for this game.
N’Golo Kante (hamstring), Reece James (knee), Ben Chilwell (hamstring), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (leg), Wesley Fofana (knee) and Armando Broja (knee) are set to skip over out however Edouard Mendy is nearing a return from a shoulder issue.
Julian Alvarez is decrease back in City coaching after the World Cup final so may additionally moreover favor to return to the squad.
Aymeric Laporte (back) is a doubt with Ruben Dias (hamstring) injured.
Chelsea vs Manchester City prediction
Chelsea have drawn two, misplaced two in the direction of elements in the pinnacle six this season and show up inclined to some different beating proper here – even although there are honestly some cracks in City’s armour.
A 1-0 City win.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
City have won these two teams’ last three meetings without conceding.
Chelsea wins: 71
Man City wins: 62
Chelsea vs Manchester City match odds
Man City: 13/20
Odds via Betfair (subject to change).