Wednesday 5 Apr

Chelsea vs Manchester City Match Preview

04 Apr 2017 Keith M. ENGLAND: Premier League
ENGLAND: Premier League

Chelsea FC

  • W
  • W
  • W
  • W
  • L

vs

Kick-off
19:00 GMT
05 April 2017

Manchester City

  • D
  • W
  • L
  • D
  • D

Kick-off
19:00 GMT 05 April 2017

The Chelsea vs. Manchester City match will be played on Wednesday, April 5, at the Stamford Bridge Stadium, London. Chelsea is currently the leader in English Premier League, with 69 points, while Manchester City is 4th on the table at the moment, with 58 points.

STATS

  • Chelsea was in a series of 12 matches without a defeat, before they Crystal Palace shook them at Stamford Bridge last weekend and celebrated 2-1 victory. That loss gave a glimpse of hope to their rivals, and Manchester City will have an opportunity to make the race even more exciting.
  • Manchester City is in a terrible form at the moment - they recorded only one victory in the last 5 games in all competitions. However, in the last two games, they had strong opponents. The Citizens recorded two draws against Liverpool and Arsenal.

HEAD TO HEAD

In their previous 10 meetings, Chelsea recorded 4 victories, Manchester City also won 4 games, while 2 matches ended in a draw. In their last 4 games, we saw over 2.5 goals.

Head to head matches: Chelsea FC - Manchester City

03.12.2016 Prem Manchester City Chelsea FC 1:3
16.04.2016 Prem Chelsea FC Manchester City 0:3
21.02.2016 FA C Chelsea FC Manchester City 5:1
16.08.2015 Prem Manchester City Chelsea FC 3:0

CHELSEA NEWS

The shocking defeat against Crystal Palace gave Chelsea's rivals one last chance to close the gap and win the title in the end. However, the advantage is still huge - Chelsea has 7 points more than Tottenham with 9 matches to go. Eventual victory against Manchester City is a crucial for the Blues - if they beat them, Guardiola's team will be knocked out from the race for the title.

Latest matches: Chelsea FC

01.04.2017 Prem Chelsea FC Crystal Palace 1:2 L
18.03.2017 Prem Stoke City Chelsea FC 1:2 W
13.03.2017 FA C Chelsea FC Manchester United 1:0 W
06.03.2017 Prem West Ham United Chelsea FC 1:2 W
25.02.2017 Prem Chelsea FC Swansea City 3:1 W

MANCHESTER CITY NEWS

In February, Manchester City performed spectacularly well, they returned to the top 4 in Premier League, and it seemed they might even challenge Tottenham in the race for the second place on the table. However, Monaco eliminated them from Champions League, and they fell into some apathy. The match against Chelsea is their last chance to stay in the race for the top 3 places on the table.

Latest matches: Manchester City

02.04.2017 Prem Arsenal FC Manchester City 2:2 D
19.03.2017 Prem Manchester City Liverpool FC 1:1 D
15.03.2017 UEFA AS Monaco Manchester City 3:1 L
11.03.2017 FA C Middlesbrough FC Manchester City 0:2 W
08.03.2017 Prem Manchester City Stoke City 0:0 D

SUMMING UP!


Both Chelsea and Manchester City conceded two goals in their previous match. We expect an exciting encounter, with over 2.5 goals scored.

About the author - Keith M.

Dedicated tipster with five years of experience. Devoted Arsenal fan and sports writer.

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