Chelsea vs Manchester City : Two giants kick off 2021 with a bang today as Chelsea welcome Manchester City to Stamford bridge for a mouthwatering showdown!
Chelsea will later in the day welcome pep Guardiola manchester city at the bridge ( 17:30 ).
After some inconsistent display from Frank Lampard chelsea despite their heavy summer recruitment , chelsea will be hoping to get back to winning ways when they play manchester city this evening.
Chelsea vs Manchester City Preview
Meanwhile city how have been on a fine form lately will be looking to capitalize on chelsea inconsistency later tonight.
With both teams sitting at 6th and 14th position respectively , although manchester city still has two outstanding matches to play .
Team News : Chelsea vs Manchester City
Speaking to the press, during the match conference frank Lampard gave an update on his players, most especially on Summer signing, Hakim Ziyech who he said might get some match minutes today.
Meanwhile Lampard Announced the unavailability of left back Reece James for today’s encounter due to an hamstring injury.
However , Manchester City manager pep Guardiola during his match conference said except number 1 goal keeper Ederson Moraes who is a doubt for today match , the remaining players are all available for today’s meeting.
Chelsea vs Manchester City possible lineup
Here is how both teams might lineup today
Chelsea ( 4-3-3 ) Formation
Edouard Mendy ( GK )
Thiago Silva ( D) , Kurt Zouma (D), Ben Chillwell (D), Cesar Azpilicueta (D)
N’golo Kante (M), Mateo Kovacic (M), Mason Mount (M)
Tammy Abraham (F), Christian Pulisic (F), Timo Werner (F).
Manchester City ( 4-5-1 ) Formation
Zack Steffen (GK)
Ruben Dias ( D ), John Stones (D), Nathan Ake (D), Joao Cancelo (D)
IIkay Gundogan (M) , Rodri (M), Kevin De Bruyne (M), Bernardo Silva (M) Riyad Mahrez (M)
Raheem Sterling (F)
This formation are still liable to change before the match .
Bother teams will battle for all three point at the bridge later tonight.