Man City vs Chelsea: Prediction, kick off time today, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results, odds

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Manchester City tonight start their quest to win back the Carabao Cup when hosting Chelsea.

A tricky third-round tie awaits Pep Guardiola’s side but the visitors are in a rough patch of form after back-to-back defeats, the manner of which have raised questions over new manager Graham Potter’s impact in the dugout.

Nonetheless, Chelsea are set to rotate their line-up to at least promise a sense of freshness after the stagnant performance against Arsenal.

City have won four of their last five games, most recently a late 2-1 victory over Fulham, and now turn their attentions to a competition they claimed for four years in a row until losing their crown last season.

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Date, kick-off time and venue

Manchester City vs Chelsea is scheduled for an 8pm GMT kick-off tonight, Wednesday November 9, 2022.

The Etihad Stadium will host the match.

Where to watch Manchester City vs Chelsea

TV channel: In the UK, the match will be televised live on Sky Sports Main Event and Football, with coverage beginning at 7pm.

Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers will also be able to watch the action online via the Sky Go app.

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.

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(Manchester City FC via Getty Ima)

Manchester City vs Chelsea team news

Manchester City XI: Ortega; Lewis, Dias, Laporte, Gomez; Palmer, Rodri, Gundogan; Mahrez, Alvarez, Grealish.

Subs: Ederson, Phillips, Stones, Ake, Haaland, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Akanji, Foden.

Chelsea XI: Mendy; Chalobah, Koulibaly, Cucurella; Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic, Zakaria, Hall; Pulisic, Broja, Ziyech.

Subs: Bettinelli, Azpilicueta, Silva, Mount, Hutchinson, Sterling, Aubameyang, Havertz.

Manchester City vs Chelsea prediction

Chelsea are not in a good way right now and a trip to the Etihad is perhaps the last thing they need with injuries and a lack of form biting hard.

A 2-0 City win.

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Head to head (h2h) history and results

City have beaten Chelsea 1-0 in both of their meetings since the Blues’ Champions League final triumph by the same scoreline.

Man City wins: 61

Draw: 39

Chelsea wins: 71

Manchester City vs Chelsea match odds

Man City: 4/9

Draw: 18/5

Chelsea: 5/1

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).