It the Emirates Cup game day which involves Chelsea Vs Man City matchday preview with them going up against each other in the first semi-final fixture which will go down later tonight at Wembley Stadium.
Thomas Tuchel will be playing his first game against Manchester City since taking over as Chelsea manager from Frank Lampard who was able to grind out a 2-1 against them in the Premier League before losing 3-1.
The encounter later today is all to play for with the Final ticket for the Emirates FA Cup at stake and with both manager’s impressive records so far, they will be hoping to march on to the next round and hopefully win the trophy.
Chelsea Vs Man City Matchday Preview Team News
- 0.0.1 Chelsea Vs Man City Matchday Preview Team News
- 0.0.2 Chelsea Vs Man City Matchday Preview Injuries Update
- 0.0.3 Chelsea Vs Man City Matchday Preview Lineup And Formation (3-4-2-1)
- 0.0.4 Kick-Off Time
- 0.0.5 KTN Correct Scoreline Betting Tips
- 0.0.6 Watch Thomas Tuchel Press Conference Chelsea Vs Man City Matchday Preview
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Both teams have had their fair share of an impressive run in their last few games including their UEFA Champions League run which we might likely see both teams in the Final playing against each other.
The last five meetings between these two sides have ended with Manchester City coming out as the better side with 4 wins which include the 6-0 thrashing and just losing once against Chelsea by a 2-1 result.
Chelsea Vs Man City matchday preview stats shows Pep Guardiola’s side last 10 games ended with them winning 8 and losing just twice while Thomas Tuchel’s side won 6, drew 2 and lost 2 games.
Chelsea Vs Man City Matchday Preview Injuries Update
Thomas Tuchel has made some good news and bad news concerning players fitness ahead of the clash in the Emirates FA Cup semi final which will go down later today at the Wembley Stadium.
The manager confirmed NGolo Kante is available to start the game while he also ruled Mateo Kovacic out of the encounter with him still recovering from an injury sustained which will keep him out for a while.
Here Is What Thomas Tuchel Said
‘We have the green light for N’Golo to play,’ confirmed Tuchel of the midfielder’s availability having come through 90 minutes against Porto in midweek.
‘We had three days between which makes a huge difference for him.
‘Mateo Kovacic is unfortunately still out, but feeling already better. Andreas Christensen is also out and cannot be in the squad.’ (Chelsea Vs Man City Matchday Preview).
Chelsea Vs Man City Matchday Preview Lineup And Formation (3-4-2-1)
Thomas Tuchel will be sticking to his regulars who have been getting the job done for him with the likes of NGolo Kante making a return to the starting lineup while Mateo Kovacic is out with injury.
Edouard Mendy (Goalkeeper); Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Antonio Rudiger (Defenders); Reece James, NGolo Kante, Jorginho, Marcos Alonso (Midfielders); Christian Pulisic, Mason Mount (Attackers); Kai Havertz (Striker).
These are the expected starting lineup ahead of the game later today with sources confirming them, but changes might take effect before kick-off which might be too late injury discovery or match fitness issues.
The game will be going down later in the evening at the Wembley Stadium which the both sides will be looking to clam a victory in the encounter for a chance to lift the FA Cup Trophy.
17:30 UK Time while 5:30 PM Nigerian Time.
KTN Correct Scoreline Betting Tips
This encounter will be a tough one to call as both teams are currently on their best forms this season and a win looks likely to come from anywhere with them evenly matched based on current records.
Although when it comes to their recent meetings over the last few meetings, Manchester City have the upper hand against Chelsea who barely beat them in those encounters.
Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City
Chelsea 0-1 Manchester City