Chelsea are 4th in the Premier League table, hosting Manchester City who are currently occupying the 2nd position in the table on Thursday (today) 25th June 2020 at Stanford Bridge.
Chelsea are in a race to secure top 4 finished this season, will be playing with the mindset of winning as they are yet to secure their champions league spot for the next season, with Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers popular called Wolves still running the race.
Chelsea has played just one game after the return of the Premier League of which they won 2:1 against relegation fighting side Aston Villa. They will be looking forward to seal their Champions League spot for next season by winning Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
Manchester City on the other hand, who are on a 100% winning streak since the resumption of the league, will be looking forward to maintaining it. So it won’t be an easy game for both side.
Now let’s take a look at their head to head statistics below:
23/11/2019: Manchester City 2-1 Chelsea
24/02/2019: Chelsea 0-0 Manchester City
10/02/2019: Manchester City 6-0 Chelsea
08/12/2018: Chelsea 2-0 Manchester City
05/08/2018: Chelsea 0-2 Manchester City
04/03/2018: Manchester City 1-0 Chelsea
30/09/2017: Chelsea 0-1 Manchester City
05/04/2017: Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City
03/12/2016: Manchester City 1-3 Chelsea
16/04/2016: Chelsea 0-3 Manchester City
21/02/2016: Chelsea 5-1 Manchester City
16/08/2015: Manchester City 3-0 Chelsea
31/01/2015: Chelsea 1-1 Manchester City
21/09/2014: Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea
15/02/2014: Manchester City 2-0 Chelsea
03/02/2014: Manchester City 0-1 Chelsea
27/10/2013: Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City
24/05/2013: Chelsea 3-4 Manchester City
14/04/2013: Chelsea 1-2 Manchester City
24/02/2013: Manchester City 2-0 Chelsea
25/11/2012:Chelsea 0-0 Manchester City
12/08/2012: Chelsea 2-3 Manchester City
21/03/2012: Manchester City 2-1 Chelsea
12/12/2011: Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City
20/03/2011: Chelsea 2-0 Manchester City
25/09/2010: Manchester City 1-0 Chelsea
From the head to head statistics, and based on current form, Manchester City are the favorite to win the match.
Lineups: Lets take a look at Manchester City Starting XI lineup below:
This is how Manchester City would lineup against Chelsea today, since Aguero is currently out due to injured he sustained in their last match against Burnley, Gabriel Jesus will be leading the front line today.
Let’s take a look at Chelsea starting XI lineup:
With Christian Pulisic back from injury, he would be starting the match today against Manchester City with Tammy Abraham leading the attacking role instead of Olivier Giroud who started Chelsea last game against Aston Villa.