Man City vs Chelsea Starting XI, injuries, scoreline, others for EPL clash. Manchester City will, on Sunday evening, host Chelsea in the Premier League matchday 37 fixture at the Etihad Stadium.
Man City head to the game following a 3-0 win against Everton in their last Premier League tie while Chelsea drew 2-2 with Nottingham Forest.
Pep Guardiola’s side is currently on top of the Premier League table with 85 points from 35 games.
Chelsea, on the other hand, is currently in the 11th position, 43 points from 35 games.
Man City defeated Chelsea 1-0 at Stamford Bridge in the reverse fixture.
Man City’s team news:
Defender Nathan Ake remains Man City’s only injury concern ahead of the Chelsea clash on Sunday.
Ake has missed Man City’s last three matches in all competitions with a hamstring injury.
It remains to be seen whether the 28-year-old will be fit to return to the matchday squad against his former club this weekend.
Although Guardiola did reveal earlier this week that the Dutchman is feeling “much better”.
Aymeric Laporte could potentially be the one who could be handed a start in defence at the expense of either Manuel Akanji or Kyle Walker.
Man City head to the game after eliminating Real Madrid from the Champions League in mid-week.
Man City’s probable starting XI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Laporte, Stones, Rodri, Mahrez, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Grealish and Haaland.
Chelsea’s team news:
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard could be without up to seven players for the Man City clash due to injuries.
The players are Reece James (hamstring), N’Golo Kante (groin), Armando Broja (knee), Mason Mount (pelvic), Marc Cucurella (hamstring) and Ben Chilwell (hamstring) and Kalidou Koulibaly (hamstring).
Mateo Kovacic is also a doubt after coming off at halftime in Chelsea’s last Premier League draw against Nottingham Forest.
Chelsea’s probable starting XI: Kepa, Fofana, Silva, Badiashile, Azpilicueta, Kovacic, Fernandez, Gallagher, Hall, Havertz and Sterling
DAILY POST predicts that Man City will beat Chelsea. The match will end 4-1 in favour of Man City.
The kick-off time for Man City vs Chelsea is 4 pm.