On Thursday, the 25th of June will be the match 31-th round of the championship of England, where Chelsea will take Manchester city.
The Central match of the 31st round of the English Premier League will take the Stamford bridge. Chelsea and Manchester city on the final stage of the championship have different goals. The Londoners in the midst of the fight for a place in the Champions League, while Manchester city are comfortably settled in second place, ahead of reaching the third Leicester on 8 points, but behind Liverpool on 20. Thus, the “citizens” just want to make a positive note to finish the season.
After the resumption of the season, Chelsea had only one match. Wards Frank Lampard won a difficult victory over “Aston Villa”. Moreover, up to 60 minutes of the game Chelsea were behind, but managed to pull out a victory (2:1). Chelsea is in fourth place, but in the back of the command breathe of the team. The “man UTD” and “wolves” is 5 points smaller at Tottenham on 6. 8 rounds before the end of the season, Chelsea can still lose a place in the top 4.
Manchester city very confident back after quarantine. PEP Guardiola’s team left no chances to Arsenal (3:0) and “Burnley” (5:0). The bulls are in good form come to this match. Despite an away match status is “city” is a favorite. Yes, the city is almost no motivation to “grind pitch”, but some member of the team will not. In this game Guardiola will not be able to count on Sergio Aguero, who was injured meniscus. Therefore, the coach may arrange a rotation.
Chelsea comes to this match with no losses, the team one day more rested. Londoners have the maximum motivation, but question the shape of the team. Game with “Aston Villa” showed that the end of the season for “blue” will be difficult. Defeat from “Manchester city” will not be a tragedy, but will complicate the position of the team before the competition. You need to try to cling to the glasses.
Chelsea: Kep – Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rüdiger, Alonso, Kant, Jorginho, Kovacic, William, Of Politics, Fat.
Manchester City: Ederson – Walker, Fernandinho, Laporte, Mandy, De Bruyne, Gundogan, Foden, Mahrez, BOM Jesus, Sterling.