Chelsea v Manchester City Prediction
Sunday, 5:30 pm
England Premier League
Chelsea and Manchester City battle for the first silverware of the season as they clash in the EFL Cup final at the Wembley Stadium.
The London Blues come into this fixture following a (3-0) Europa League home win over Malmo FF at the Stamford Bridge on Thursday Night.
Olivier Giroud opened the scoring in the 55th minutes, Ross Barkley doubled the lead in the 74th minutes before Callum Hudson-Odoi sealed the win six minutes from time.
City on the other hand come into this Cup final after an entertaining (3-2) Champions League away win over Schalke 04 at the Veltins Arena on Wednesday Night.
Sergio Aguero gave City the lead in the opening 18th minutes, but two goals in the 38th and 45th minutes respectively saw City trailing by a goal down at half time.
Despite been reduced to 10 men, City edge on, Leroy Sane got the equalizer in the 85th minutes, before Raheem Sterling scored the winner in stoppage time.
Chelsea qualified for the final after a (3-2) aggregate win over Tottenham, while City beat Burton (10-0) on aggregate.
Pep Guardiola‘s humbled Chelsea (6-0) in their last meeting.
Players to Watch
Eden Hazard remains Chelsea’s top scorer with fifteen goals and ten assist so far this season.
Sergio Agüero scored his 24th goal of the season against Schalke 04. He also has six assist to his name.
Prediction: Manchester City Win
Reason for Chelsea v Manchester City Prediction
These side have met ten consecutive times in all competitions without a draw.
Chelsea have gone seven straight matches without a draw.
City have played sixteen consecutive matches in all competitions without a draw.
The Citizens have won in each of their last five matches in all competitions.