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Manchester City v Chelsea: Preview, Team News and Prediction

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The Premier League rolls on!

Manchester City’s game is against Chelsea.

A match filled with plenty of story lines as both teams battle a packed schedule and quality opponents. City are so close to clinching the Premier League crown. There is plenty to discuss.

Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England

Time and Date: Saturday, 08 May, 2021 kick off at 5.30 pm (UK), 12.30 pm (EST, USA)

Referee: Anthony Taylor

Assistants: Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn.

Fourth official: Jonathan Moss.

VAR: Stuart Attwell.

Assistant VAR: Andy Halliday.

TV Info: SKY Sports (UK), NBCSN/Peacock and Telemundo (USA), DAZN (Canada)

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Preview

Cityenter this match on the back of Champions League triumph, after City booked a place in the Champions League final thanks to a 2-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain.

Domestically, last Saturday’s 2-0 win over Crystal Palace means Guardiola’s side know victory over Chelsea would secure a third Premier League title in four years.

However, Saturday’s clash will be anything but straight forward for City, as the visitors head into the game having lost just one of their last 15 Premier League games. Chelsea also booked a place in the UCL Final after disposing of Real Madrid.

Both managers will look to bring out a positive result in this one. It could be a curtain raiser for the UCL final at the end of the month.

Which team will come out in front?

Team News

Pep Guardiola’s side will be without John Stones who remains suspended.

For Chelsea they will be without Mateo Kovacic.

Prediction

Manchester City 1-0 Chelsea