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Martin Atkinson will be in charge at Stamford Bridge this Saturday

After Man City’s  brilliant performances in Premier League, Manchester City Boys will travel to Stamford Bridge for the match against Chelsea on Saturday evening.

Both teams are in fantastic form with Man City leading the Premier League table.

When and Where?

Chelsea host Manchester City at Stamford Bridge with kick-off scheduled for 5.30 pm on Saturday, September 30.

Team News

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CHELSEA: Eden Hazard s likely to start after returning last night’s Champions League tie against Atletico Madrid. David Luiz is unavailable  after his red card against Arsenal. Danny Drinkwater is still sidelined. Pedro should be available for selection after Chelsea manager Antonio Conte naming him on the bench against Atletico Madrid.

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MANCHESTER CITY: Benjamin Mendy set for a lengthy spell out for City. Man City skipper Vincent Kompany close to return to full fitness.  Ilkay Gundogan  return for Man City against Shakhtar Donetsk. Sergio Aguero will break Eric Brook as Manchester City’s all-time goal scorer on 177 goals if he scores two goals against Chelsea.

Predicted line-ups

Chelsea starting XI: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Rudiger; Moses, Kante, Bakayoko, Alonso; Hazard, Pedro; Morata

Manchester City starting XI: Ederson; Danilo, Stones, Otamendi; Fernandinho; Walker, De Bruyne, Silva, Delph; Aguero, Jesus

Match Facts

  • Last season, Man City lost both of their Premier league matches against Chelsea
  • Manchester City Boss has only lost three consecutive matches against an opponent once before in his managerial career (Real Madrid)
  • Sergio Aguero one short of the PL record of scoring in nine away starts in a row.
  • Alvaro Morata has scored six goals in his first six Premier League appearances.

RefereeMartin-Atkinson

Martin Atkinson will be in charge at Stamford Bridge this Saturday.

 

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