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Man City vs Chelsea Predictions & Tips - City to take a step closer to Premier League title

  • Man City vs Chelsea tips for Saturday's English Premier League match
  • The game is being played at Etihad Stadium (12.30pm GMT)
  • Man City have won 14 of their last 15 matches
  • Will City's extend their lead at the top of the Premier League?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Gary Emmerson 14 Jan 2022
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Man City vs Chelsea Predictions


Man City can take a giant step towards the Premier League title by defeating second placed Chelsea and opening up a 13-point lead at the top of the Premier League.
  • Man City vs Chelsea Predictions
  • Head to Head 
  • Man City Form 
  • Man City Team News
  • Chelsea Form
  • Chelsea Team News
  • Man City vs Chelsea FAQs

Although Chelsea are hard to beat, the Blues still have a number of absentees and were in action on Wednesday too. A fresher City side can continue their winning run.

  • Man City have won 14 of their last 15 matches (all competitions).
  • Man City have won their last 11 matches (Premier League).
  • Man City have won 3 of their last 4 home matches against Chelsea (Premier League).
  • Chelsea are undefeated in 23 of their last 24 matches (all competitions).

Head to Head 


Chelsea hold a 62-55 advantage from 155 meetings against Man City. 

Chelsea defeated City 1-0 in the UEFA Champions League final last season, but Pep Guardiola's side gained revenge with a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League in September.

Man City Form 


Man City are 10 points clear of Chelsea at the top of the Premier League after a run of 11 straight wins in the top flight.

Pep Guardiola's side won a controversial game at Arsenal 2-1 when last in action the Premier League.

City were much too good for Swindon in the FA Cup third round eight days ago, winning 4-1. 

Man City Team News


Riyad Mahrez is on AFCON duty and absent. City have fitness doubts over Phil Foden, John Stones and Oleksandr Zinchenko.

Chelsea Form


Chelsea have reeled off three straight wins in the last 10 days, booking a spot in the EFL Cup final in the process.

Thomas Tuchel's side beat Tottenham 2-0 at home and then won the second leg of the cup semi-final 1-0 on Wednesday.

In between, the Blues recorded a comfortable 5-1 win over Chesterfield in the FA Cup third round.

Chelsea Team News


Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is away at the Africa Cup of Nations and Ben Chilwell, Reece James and Trevor Chalobah are all still out.

Andreas Christensen will also miss the game after testing positive for Covid.

Man City vs Chelsea FAQs

Where can I watch Man City vs Chelsea live stream?

Our EPL live streaming calendar shows you where to watch a Man City vs Chelsea live stream.

What time does Man City vs Chelsea start?

The match starts at 12.30pm GMT on Saturday, January 15.

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Verdict

Chelsea don't lose often, but one of their two Premier League defeats came at the hands of City. I'm backing the hosts to edge this one and make it 12 straight victories in the Premier League.

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