Chelsea will be facing Manchester City at Etihad Stadium this coming weekend on Saturday right after coming back from the international break. They are 1 point ahead of the reigning champions. If they manage to win this big one, they will move 4 points above Manchester City.
But Pep Guardiola will be going against Frank Lampard’s team without some of his key players.
Bernardo Silva is one of those players. He is to serve a one-game suspension for a tweet he made about Benjamin Mendy, his teammate.
He has been fined a sum of £50,000 and misses the clash against Chelsea for his social media message.
The other three players to miss out the upcoming big game against the Blues have suffered long-term injuries.
Leroy Sane is among them, who suffered a knee injury against Liverpool in the Community Shield match. He is not expected to play again this year.
The other two players are Aymeri Laporte and Oleksandr Zinchenko.
But apart from some injured players and a single-game suspension, Guardiola does have some talented players in the squad to replace the aforementioned players.
Chelsea : W,W,L,W,D,W
Man City : W,W,W,W,D,L
Players to Watch
The English striker has scored 13 goals and 4 assists so far this season and is expected to shine against the Blues in the upcoming clash.
With 11 goals and 4 assists so far this season and second spot for highest Premier League goals, Abraham shall prove valuable for Chelsea against the reigning champions.
Head-to-Head – Manchester City vs Chelsea
In the last 5 games against each other, Manchester City has managed to win three and Chelsea has come up victorious just twice.
Where to Watch
Venue: Etihad Stadium
Time (US): 17:30
Date: November 23, 2019
TV Channel (US): TalkSport Radio World, BeIN Sports