Dream11 Fantasy Soccer: Manchester City v. Chelsea Preview
Dream11 Fantasy Soccer: Manchester City v. Chelsea Preview

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Match Preview

Manchester City face Chelsea in a mouth-watering contest Saturday at the Etihad Stadium. The home side are struggling, mainly due to injuries, but they sit fourth in the table, nine points behind league-leaders Liverpool, who defeated Man City 3-1 in their previous Premier League game.

Meanwhile, Chelsea are having a season better than many expected, as they are level with Leicester City but sit third in the table only by goal differential. The Blues are on a six-match win streak in the league, where they defeated the likes of Crystal Palace, Watford (away), Burnley (away), Newcastle United, Southampton (away) and Brighton & Hove Albion.

Both teams have faced each other 44 times, with Chelsea winning 22 versus City's 17, the latest of which came last February when they won 6-0.

Expected Lineups

Manchester City: Ederson, Kyle Walker, John Stones, Fernandinho, Benjamin Mendy, Rodri, Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Raheem Sterling, Riyad Mahrez, Sergio Aguero

​Chelsea: Kepa Arrizabalaga; Cesar Azpilicueta, Fikayo Tomori, Kurt Zouma, Emerson Palmieri, Jorginho, N'Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Christian Pulisic, Tammy Abraham, Willian

Captaincy options: Raheem Sterling, Tammy Abraham, Christian Pulisic, Sergio Aguero, Kevin De Bruyne

Combined XI

Player Recommendations

Defender: Fikayo Tomori (8 Cr) has been a regular starter for Chelsea, averaging 2.5 tackles, 1.8 interceptions and 2.9 clearances per match this season. With Chelsea facing one of the best attacking

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Azeem Siddiqui
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