Chelsea vs Manchester City: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Chelsea and Manchester City are looking to haul themselves into the title race as they go head to head in the Premier League this Sunday afternoon.

Chelsea vs Man City: Betting Offer

CLAIM HERE. New customers using EPCM25. Mobile only. Applies to bets placed from 09:00 on 31 December until 16:30 on 3 January 2021. Max £1 bet at 25/1. Returns paid as 5 x £5 free bets (30 day expiry). Player & currency restrictions & terms apply.

Chelsea vs Man City: Predictions

Chelseaspent swathes on money on upgrading their squad last season after a progressive first campaign under Frank Lampard saw them qualify for the Champions League once again. However, having hoped this would allow them to kick on for a title challenge this time around, things haven’t quite gone to plan thus far.

Although there have been flashes of excellence at times and there is a long way still to go this term, the Blues find themselves down in sixth place as things stand, seven points away from leaders Liverpool and most alarmingly of all, with just one win to their name in their last six outings in all competitions.

At Stamford Bridge, Chelsea have looked stronger all season – but they now face a very tough test in the shape of Manchester City on Sunday afternoon. Like their weekend opponents, the Citizens have not lived up to expectations overall this season but unlike the Londoners, the Mancunians are now starting to flex their considerable muscles.

After a comfortable 2-0 win over Newcastle United in their last match, Pep Guardiola’s men have now gone ten games without tasting defeat in all competitions and although they sit down in 8th place, they are on the same points as Chelsea on 26 – but with two games in hand to be played after this match-up between the two potential title candidates on Sunday.

Chelsea vs Man City: Betting Tips

Odds correct at the time of writing. 18+ Only. Terms and Conditions Apply.

Chelsea vs Man City: Match Stats

Only four Premier League players have taken more shots than Kevin de Bruyne’s total of 44 this season, but the Belgian midfielder hasn’t managed a single goal from open play in the Premier League as yet this season. He does however, enjoy playing against his former club, scoring home and away against Frank Lampard’s side last term.

N’Golo Kante picked up his fourth booking of the season in Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Aston Villa last time out and he now has more yellow cards to his name this season than any other player in either of these two squads. The Frenchman will have plenty of work to do in the battle against Manchester City’s possession-heavy midfield here.

Chelsea vs Man City: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Chelsea 1-1 Man City

Chelsea vs Man City: Odds


Chelsea vs Man City: Head to Head

25 June 2020 – Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City – Premier League

23 November 2019 – Manchester City 2-1 Chelsea – Premier League

24 February 2019 – Chelsea 0-0 Manchester City – League Cup

10 February 2019 – Manchester City 6-0 Chelsea – Premier League

08 December 2018 – Chelsea 2-0 Manchester City – Premier League

Home advantage was key in this particular fixture last season, with Chelsea running out 2-1 winners at Stamford Bridge and Manchester City running winning by the same scoreline at the Etihad Stadium earlier in the season. The Citizens have however, won six of the last eight meetings between these two famous clubs in all competitions.

READ MORE:

Premier League predictions & tips
Football Accumulator tips
Latest live streaming fixtures

✕︎

Get the Best offers for EURO 2020

A valid email is required.

Invalid e-mail.

Yes I am over 18.
Yes, I would like to receive email updates on exciting offers from squawka.com. For more info on how we and our partners process your data, see Privacy and Cookie Policies.

*This offer is not valid for residents of Great Britain.*By subscribing you are confirming that you are over 18 years of age.

*All emails include an unsubcrbe link, where you can opt out any time. *Please see our privacy and cookies policy..

x

Newsletter error