Manchester City vs Chelsea Predictions and Tips

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Match preview and best betting tip:

The most likely scenario for this match will be that both teams score at least one goal. It is true that a match more controlled by the local team is expected, however, the two teams are highly motivated after sealing their passport to the Champions League final. It should be noted that the “Both Scores – Yes” market has been the winner in several Manchester City matches.

Betting tip

Do both teams score? Yes

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Manchester City and Chelsea meet at the Etihad Stadium, in a match for the 35th day of the Premier League. In the last head-to-head match between these teams in this competition, on 03‑01‑2021, Manchester City won away by (1‑3). The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 3 and lost 1. Indeed, in the last match at this stadium, for the Premier League, on 23‑11‑2019 , Manchester City won by (2‑1). The goals of the match were scored by K. De Bruyne (29 ‘) and R. Mahrez (37’) for Manchester City and N. Kanté (21 ‘) for Chelsea. It is necessary to analyze with special attention the condition of home / visitor, since Manchester City presents different results at home and away.

Man City Team Analysis

After 25 victories, 5 draws and 4 defeats, the home team is in 1st position, with 80 points won. In the last match, they won away against Crystal Palace by (0‑2), after having won away against Aston Villa in the previous match by (1‑2). This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 games it has registered 14 victories and 1 loss as a visitor, with 35 goals scored and 7 suffered, against 13 wins and 2 defeats in in home, with 33 goals scored and 9 conceded. The team comes to this match after a home win against Paris Saint Germain by (2‑0). For the league, Manchester City won 24 points out of a possible 30, after 8 wins and 2 losses in the last 10 home games. In their league games at home, the most frequent goal scorer at halftime was 1-0 (7 in 17 games). His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. The team does not usually have difficulties to open the scoring: they have managed to score the first goal in 27 of the last 34 Premier League games, of those 27 they reached the break ahead in 18 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end. End of the 90 ‘in 24. In 34 games in this competition, he only got 1 lap on the scoreboard in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Manchester City are motivated for this match after a 2-0 home win against PSG, counting for the Champions League: Mahrez shone in the match, allowing his club to be present in the final of the competition. The Manchester City team usually plays 4-4-2, where the two men responsible for causing panic in the opposing defense are Kevin De Bruyne and Bernardo Silva. The player who will be in charge of putting his quality and technique in the offensive attacks of the local club is the German Ilkay Gundogan. For this game, coach Pep Guardiola should have only one absence: Philippe Sandler is still injured.

Chelsea analysis

The visiting team is currently in 4th place, with 61 points won, after 17 wins, 10 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, they won away from West Ham United by (0‑1). In the last match, they beat Fulham at home by (2‑0). This is a team that maintains its performance when it plays outside its stadium, since in the last 30 games it has registered 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. In their last match, for the UEFA Champions League, they beat Real Madrid at home by (2‑0). In the last 10 away games, Chelsea have recorded 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, having earned 20 points out of a possible 30. In away matches in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0‑1, which occurred in 7 of their 17 matches. The defense has been in good shape and has only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 matches, and their offense has scored regularly, as they managed to finish in 7 of the last 10 matches of this competition. In their away matches for this competition there is a tendency to score goals, as 7 of the last 17 matches for this competition ended with Under 1.5 goals. In 34 games in this competition he suffered the first goal 9 times and only managed 2 laps on the scoreboard.

Chelsea arrive motivated for this round after a 2-0 victory at home against Real Madrid: Werner and Mount signed the winning streak. The visiting team tends to act in a tactical system at 5-2-3, favoring quick transitions, mainly on the wings, with the three most advanced men being Timo Werner, Kai Havertz and Mason Mount. One of Chelsea’s great qualities has been defensive consistency, as the London club in general have conceded few goals. Coach Thomas Tuchel should not be able to count on Mateo Kovacic and Charly Musonda Jr. because they are in a period of injury.

Betting tip

Do both teams score? Yes

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