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Chelsea Vs Manchester City: (Match Preview, Kick-off, Team News, EPL Matches Today)

Chelsea face a tough task today against Manchester City, who are without some key players due to Covid-19, MySportDab reports. 

Chelsea now have a good opportunity to defeat a weak Manchester City team and pick up all three points.

However, Coach Frank Lampard has some issues with his team selection vs Manchester City.

Chelsea Team News

Goalkeeper: Edouard Mendy

Frank Lampard has rotated his team during the busy festive period, but Mendy has not missed any game.

The 28-year-old started his Chelsea career very well, but he now has only clean sheet in his last six games.

Defenders: Azpilicueta, Zouma, Silva, Chilwell

Reece James has been Chelsea’s first choice option at right-back this season but he’s now recovering from an injury issue and could be replaced by Azpilicueta.

Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger will not start today and will most likely be replaced by Thiago Silva and Kurt Zouma.

Ben Chilwell appears to have recovered from his recent injury.

Midfielders: Kovacic, Kante, Mount

N’Golo Kante and Mason Mount are not have players in Lampard’s midfield this season.

Kovacic and Jorginho have come in to replace the duo sometimes like in the last match against Aston Villa.

Forwards: Werner, Abraham, Pulisic.

Chelsea are likely to have the likes of Werner, Pulisic, and Abraham upfront vs Manchester City.

Tammy Abraham missed the Aston Villa game and Olivier Giroud got a start.

Christian Pulisic is getting back up to his full fitness and has looked as Chelsea’s most dangerous player in recent weeks.

Chelsea Likely XI Vs Man City: Mendy, Chilwell, Azpilicueta, Silva, Zouma, Mount, Kante, Kovacic, Abraham, Werner, Pulisic.

Manchester City Likely XI Vs Chelsea: Ederson, Mendy, Cancelo, Stones, Dias, De Bruyne, Silva, Sterling, Mahrez, Torres, Aguero.

Chelsea Vs Manchester City Kick-off?

The Chelsea game is scheduled for 5:30pm today.

EPL Matches Today:

Newcastle Vs Leicester City 3:15pm

Chelsea Vs Manchester City 5:30pm

Southampton Vs Liverpool 9:00

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