Chelsea travel to Manchester on Saturday for an early Premier League kick-off on Saturday against Manchester City.
Team News for Manchester City vs Chelsea
The injury and Covid problem for the Blues have remained persistent. Trevor Chalobah and Andreas Christensen have been ruled out with injury and Covid respectively.
The Blues are also without the likes of Reece James, Ben Chilwell through injury.
Mendy remains away on international duty at AFCON.
Pep Guardiola has said that Man City also have Covid problems of their own. However, he didn’t say which players are out.
We understand that the Cityzens may not use Oleksandr Zinchenko and Phil Foden.
Riyad Mahrez is also at AFCON.
- Man City are on an 11-match winning streak in the Premier League.
- Chelsea have lost only one of their last 10 away games in the league.
- Man City have scored 2+ goals in 8 of their last 10 league games.
- Chelsea have scored 2+ goals in 5 of their last 6 away games.
Predicted Chelsea XI: Kepa; Rudiger, SIlva, Azpilicueta; Hudson-Odoi, Alonso, Kante, Kovacic, Mount, Havertz; Lukaku.