Chelsea vs Manchester City: Prediction, Kick-off, TV, Live Streaming, Team News, H2H Results, Odds
The reigning Premier League champions slipped up several times and found themselves at a huge deficit against Arsenal.
After a draw with Everton at the weekend, City will need an undisputed win at Chelsea as they face serious questions over their credentials despite Erling Haaland’s impressive goal-scoring form. However, there are plenty of problems for Chelsea after a second-half draw in a 1-1 draw at Nottingham Forest.
Date, start time and place
Chelsea vs Manchester City is scheduled to kick off at 20:00 GMT on Thursday 5th January 2023.
The match will be played at Stamford Bridge.
Where to watch Chelsea vs Manchester City
TV channel: In the UK, the match will be shown live on Sky Sports Premier League and the main event, kicking off at 6.30pm.
Live: Fans can also watch the match online via the Sky go app.
Live Blog: You can follow all the matchday action via Standard Sport’s live blog, with expert on-field analysis from Nizaar Kinsella.
Chelsea and Manchester City team news
There are few signs that Chelsea’s injury list has abated in this game.
N’Golo Kante (knee), Rhys James (knee), Ben Chilwell (thigh), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (foot), Wesley Fofana (knee) and Armando Broja (knee) are all set to miss out, but Edouard Mendy is close to returning. from a shoulder problem.
Julian Alvarez returned to City training after the World Cup final and is therefore likely to return to the squad.
Aymeric Laporte (back) is doubtful with Ruben Diaz’s injury.
Predictions for Chelsea and Manchester City
Chelsea have drawn twice this season, lost two to six and look vulnerable to another blow here, although there are chinks in City’s armour.
City won 1:0.
Head to head history and results (h2h)
City are unbeaten in the last three meetings between these two teams.
Chelsea wins: 71
Wins at Man City: 62
Chelsea vs Manchester City odds
Manchester City: 13/20
Odds by Betfair (subject to change).
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