CHE vs MCI Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Anything other than a win for City sees Liverpool be crowned the Premier League champions
Although being a colossal fixture between two stalwarts, when Chelsea and Manchester Cit square off against each other today, the entire discourse will surround Liverpool. With anything less than a win for Manchester Cit handing over the title to Liverpool, all Liverpool eyes will be glued to the forthcoming encounter with their breath held in.
For Chelsea though, the added factor will hardly increase the pressure on them of salvaging anything from this tie. The team is embroiled in the clamour for a Champions League spot, one the club took a step towards after winning their first match in three months 2-1 the last time around.
Also, with the club having lost six of its last seven meetings with Manchester City, a record that stretches back to 2017, the London club will be looking to make amends for their performances. It’s not going to be straightforward by any means though for the home side with City having won their last two ties by an 8-0 margin.
Where Manchester City have been emphatic in the attacking ambit, Chelsea on the other hand showed that their defensive predicaments still stay very much alive the last time around. The team was jittery when defending corners and free kicks, a plight a ruthless City side will capitalise on to make it their second win over Chelsea this season.
Probable Playing 11
- Tomori is going to sit out the day’s encounter for Chelsea with the defender struggling with an injury.
- Aguero was injured in the foregone clash, an injury which sidelines him for a lengthy period.
Kepa, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger, Alonso, Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic, Willian, Giroud, Pulisic
Ederson, Walker, Fernandinho, Laporte, Mendy, De Bruyne, Gundogan, Foden, Mahrez, Jesus, Sterling
Premier League 2019-20
Match: Chelsea Vs Manchester City
Date And Time: 26th June, Friday- 10:30pm IST
Venue: Stamford Bridge, London
Television: Star Sports Select 1/HD
Top Goal Scorer
- Abraham: 13 Goals
- Aguero: 16 Goals
Manchester City Vs Chelsea: 2-1
CHE vs MCI Dream11 Picks
With two cleansheets since the league has returned, Ederson Moares from Manchester City will be our pick as the shot stopper. Although a cleansheet looks tricky for him today, we envision him pulling off a neat amount of saves as Chelsea batter his goal.
A skewed Chelsea defence infront of the league’s most exuberant and exemplar attacking docket will only result in the home side going on to ship goals today. Despite this, we are still roping in both of their fullbacks for the clash, names whose attacking penchant has made them an integral part of Chelsea’s attacking gameplan.
With two assists in the foregone encounter, club captain Cesar Azpilicueta now has the five assists this season, the highest for anyone at the club. He’s joined up by leftback Marcos Alonso, someone more than capable at torching his way down the park and using his left foot to pummel the ball into the goal.
Elsewhere, City will see their fullback, Kyle Walker be snared by us as the solitary pick from the side.
With a goal against Burnley and an assist prior to that against Arsenal, Riyad Mahrez has shown how pivotal a name he is for the side. He has the 8 assists this season for the club, ones which go nicely with the goals he’s popped up with to make him the first pick from the side.
Given a good rest the last time around in a bid to unleash a fresh Kevin de Bruyne today, the midfielder looks set to wreck havoc upon Chelsea’s defence. He has a staggering 16 assists this season, a figure which goes along extremely nicely with the goals he’s popped up with at regular intervals.
CDM Rodrigo Hernandez completes our set of picks from the visiting side while Chelsea will see us opt for midfielder Jorginho who is all set to be back for the club today and given his expertise at dictating play and keeping the ball moving, the player shifts his way into our side without any qualms.
With Aguero out for the club this season, the entire onus of scoring will fall of Gabriel Jesus and Raheem Sterling for the remaining one month period. And the two are more than capable of moving in unison and making life jittery for their opposition with the two having already scored the 22 times in between them.
Chelsea on the other hand will be indulged in the services of the guile filled Olivier Giroud after his goal the last time around proved his mettle as a myriad striker.
Captain And Vice-Captain
His 16 assists meant Kevin was always going to captain our side while Sterling is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Moares, Azpilicueta, Alonso, Walker, Kevin, Jorginho, Mahrez, Rodrigo, Jesus, Sterling, Giroud
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.