The second month of the Premier League season ends this weekend with one of the most anticipated matches of the entire season: Chelsea vs. Manchester City. The two Blues are maybe the biggest favorites for the title before the season started, and they’ve proved their strength in the first six games. Now they meet, and this one will be awesome.
After a shocking loss against Burnley at home in the opening day of the season, Chelsea haven’t lost and look as good as they did when they dominated the league on their way to the title, and Álvaro Morata looks like a monster when people thought he wasn’t good enough to replace Diego Costa.
This is a really difficult game for City, and it’s even harder without two key players: Benjamin Mendy is basically out for the season with a knee injury while Sergio Agüero misses out because of a broken rib suffered in a car accident in Amsterdam, so Pep Guardiola will need to find a way to get a win at the Bridge with two really important players not available.
Manchester City starting XI:
Chelsea starting XI:
HOW TO WATCH
Venue: Stamford Bridge, London, England
Kickoff time: 5:30pm (UK & Nigeria), 12:30pm ET, 9:30am PT (USA), 10pm IST (India)
Television: BT Sport 1 (UK), NBCSN (USA), SuperSport 3 (Nigeria), Sportsnet One (Canada), Star Sports Select 1 (India)
(Listings via LiveSoccerTV)
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