Chelsea and Manchester City will take on on Sunday the 12th of November at 11:30 am in the 12th week of the Premier League. The match is going to be staged in London at the Stamford Bridge. The encounter will be officiated by Anthony Taylor.
Chelsea is in the 10th position in the standings with 15 points. It comes from a 1-4 win against Tottenham Hotspur in its last match in the Premier League. To date, it has won 4 times, draw 3 times, and lost 4 times.
Manchester City is in the 1st position in the league with 27 points. It comes from a 6-1 win against AFC Bournemouth in its last match in the Premier League. Until now, it has won 9 times and lost twice.
Manchester City won the last 3 consecutive matches. The last time it lost was on the 8th of October against Arsenal and the score was 1-0.
These are the projected line-ups according to our predictions.
Chelsea has mostly adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up most used during the season (5 times or 45.45%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-2-3-1 (5 times), 3-4-2-1 (3 times), 4-3-3 (2 times) and 3-5-2 (once).
Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero is expected to play against Manchester City with the following players: Robert Sánchez, Levi Colwill, Axel Disasi, Thiago Silva, Reece James, Moisés Caicedo, Raheem Sterling, Conor Gallagher, Cole Palmer and Nicolas Jackson.
Granting that this will be the line-up, the estimate average age of Chelsea would be 25.10.
There are doubts about the presence of Enzo Fernández.
Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero will probably not be able to employ Trevoh Chalobah, Benoît Badiashile, Christopher Nkunku and Armando Broja because of injury.
Marcus Bettinelli, Ben Chilwell, Wesley Fofana, Malang Sarr, Carney Chukwuemeka and Roméo Lavia will definitely miss the match.
Manchester City has mostly adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up most used during the season (9 times or 81.82%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-2-3-1 (9 times) and 3-2-4-1 (2 times).