Thomas Tuchel takes his Chelsea team to the Premier League leader Manchester City, where all but victory would leave the Blues ’hopes of a title hanging on the string this season.
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However, there is already a 10-point difference between the two, so things are not as close as they seem, and they should Chelsea falls to defeat at the Etihad Stadium, the title match will be almost over if not yet.
Pep Guardiola’s team is currently in a string of 11 league wins and shows no signs of slowing down, even if Chelsea are coming to town.
Even a draw here for Guardiola’s men wouldn’t change much, but they know they’ll practically already have one hand on the trophy in January if they collected all three points on Saturday.
Can Chelsea score here and claim all three points? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.
When is Man City playing against Chelsea?
On Saturday, January 15, the match between Man City and Chelsea will start at 12.30 at the Etihad Stadium.
The last meeting between the two sides took place in the return leg of the league in September, when Gabriel Jesus with a goal in the 53rd minute brought Man City all three points in a 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge.
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The match will be broadcast on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate, and there will also be a live broadcast via the BT Sport app.
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Pep Guardiola could miss six players away from Chelsea on Saturday, although there is hope that John Stones (knock) could return to defense.
Phil Foden and Oleksandr Zinchenko (COM) Covid-19 ) could miss here again, but Liam Delap (ankle), Riyad Mahrez (African Cup of Nations) and Ben Mendy (suspended) are all absent.
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However, things are better for Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea, as he could be left without just four of his players in this big competition.
Trevoh Chalobah (back tendon), Reece James (slaughter) and Ben Chilwell (ACL) are all injured, while Edouard Mendy is another player currently playing for AFCON, where he represents Senegal.