Chelsea vs City: line-ups, score predictions, key stats & more - preview
Here's all that you have to think about the forthcoming conflict as the Blues come back to Stamford Bridge! View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Straight to the point Lampard will have very nearly a full-quality crew to look over as everybody is prepared to participate in the game, aside from Callum Hudson-Odoi and Fikayo Tomori.
Marco van Ginkel stays a drawn out truant.
Jorginho, who missed the Aston Villa conflict because of suspension, may come back to the beginning XI.
Sergio Aguero will miss the game because of a knee injury.
Phil Foden, Eric Garcia and John Stones are on the whole questions for the conflict.
In addition, Pep Guardiola has asserted that he would pivot the crew greatly to have key players fit for the FA Cup experience against Newcastle on Sunday.
📋 Stats to know (by means of The Hard Tackle)
Chelsea have shifted back and forth among annihilation and triumph in their last four Premier League home games against Manchester City. They won this accurate installation 2-0 last season.
Manchester City have won six of their last nine class matches against Chelsea (L3) – the same number of as they had in their past 34 gatherings with the Blues (W6 D7 L21).
Chelsea have kept only one clean sheet in their last 11 Premier League matches against Manchester City.
Manchester City lost their last Premier League game in London – a 0-2 thrashing to Tottenham. They have not lost sequential games in the capital since December 2015.
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has scored in his last three Premier League begins against Manchester City. In spite of the fact that, the objectives separated January 2015 and May 2016, when he was at Arsenal.
⚽ Probable line-ups View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Chelsea XI (by means of Tribuna.com): Kepa; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger, Alonso; Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic; Willian, Giroud, Pulisic
Manchester City (by means of The Hard Tackle): Ederson; Walker, Fernandinho, Laporte, Mendy; De Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan; Mahrez, Jesus, Sterling
🔮 Score forecasts
Imprint Lawrenson, BBC: Chelsea 1-2 Manchester City View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
"Lampard has had some generally excellent outcomes en route, yet his side have lost nine alliance games this season. I am envisioning an open game at Stamford Bridge, and for City to exact another annihilation."
Michael Owen, BetVictor: Chelsea 2-2 Manchester City
"Chelsea indicated genuine character in originating from an objective down at Aston Villa at the end of the week and they have a lot of promising youthful ability just as a pleasant blend of prepared professionals. The two groups have an objective danger wherever you look and I truly figure we could be in for a treat to adjust Matchday 31."
Dimitar Berbatov, Betfair: Chelsea 1-3 Manchester City
"City have looked sharp since the arrival, I figure they can even now improve. It's a blow that Aguero got a physical issue, I love him and the manner in which he scores objectives, yet I think they have a ton of value players and they will take their risks against Chelsea."
The Hard Tackle: Chelsea 1-3 Manchester City
"Chelsea restarted their crusade with a success over Aston Villa. Be that as it may, the Blues have needed to manage issues at the back throughout the entire season. Facing an uncontrolled Manchester City side, that has scored eight objectives in the last two matches could end up being an overwhelming assignment for the Blues."
💬 Quotes from the directors
Forthcoming Lampard: "We'll must be at our best. We need to take our risks when we get them since we had some up there that we didn't take and we likewise must be extremely watchful about how we protect. The hard working attitude of the group in a guarded nature must be tremendous to attempt to stop them playing.
"It's an enormous test. We realize that each time we play City yet we need to trust in ourselves, be sure and give it our best in such a case that we do then I have faith in this group they can go facing anyone."
Enthusiasm Guardiola: "We can't deny that we have one eye on Newcastle. Chelsea and Liverpool are lofty however Newcastle is our game. A last. We have one eye.
"It relies upon state of being, the minutes they have played. We investigate a smidgen at what will occur, not simply Chelsea."