Man City vs Chelsea: FA Cup prediction, kick-off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results, odds today

Man City vs Chelsea: FA Cup prediction, kick-off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results, odds today

Chelsea and Manchester City meet for the second time in under 72 hours in the FA Cup third round today.

City claimed a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge on Thursday night in a Premier League game that continued a poor season for Graham Potter’s side, with substitutes Jack Grealish and Riyad Mahrez combining for the winning goal in the second half.

But last year’s beaten finalists Chelsea can look forward to more positive times if they snatch a result in a competition they have a real affinity with, though are currently being plagued by a serious injury crisis that is hampering attempts at a New Year and post-World Cup resurgence.

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Here is everything you need to know about today’s heavyweight clash.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Manchester City vs Chelsea is scheduled for a 4.30pm GMT kick-off on Sunday, January 8, 2023.

The match will take place at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.

Where to watch Man City vs Chelsea

TV channel: In the UK, the match will be televised live for free on BBC One, with coverage starting at 4pm and the fourth-round draw taking place ahead of kick-off at around 4:05pm.

Live stream: Fans can also catch the game live online via the BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website.

Live blog: You can follow all the action on matchday via Standard Sport’s live blog, with expert analysis from Nizaar Kinsella at the ground.

Man City vs Chelsea lineups and team news

Manchester City XI: Ortega, Walker, Akanji, Laporte, Gomez, Rodrigo, Bernardo, Palmer, Mahrez, Alvarez, Foden

Subs: Ederson, Phillips, Stones, Ake, Cancelo, Gundogan, Haaland, De Bruyne, Lewis

Chelsea XI: Kepa, Chalobah, Humphreys, Koulibaly, Hall, Kovacic, Jorginho, Gallagher, Ziyech, Havertz, Mount

Subs: Bettinelli, Azpilicueta, Cucurella, Badiashile, Silva, Chukwuemeka, Zakaria, Hutchinson, D Fofana

Man City vs Chelsea prediction

Chelsea struggled to lay much of a glove on City at the Bridge and lack the squad depth to improve much in the cup.

A 2-0 City win.

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Head to head (h2h) history and results

City have won four meetings with Chelsea in a row without conceding a single goal.

Man City wins: 63

Draws: 39

Chelsea wins: 71

Man City vs Chelsea match odds

Man City to qualify: 1/4

Draw in 90 mins: 4/1

Chelsea to qualify: 14/5

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).