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Man City v Chelsea live score updates, Premier League 2022 highlights

Manchester City could all but win the 2021-22 Premier League title with 16 games to go if the defending champions can beat second-placed Chelsea at home on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola’s side have built a 10-point lead over their nearest rivals thanks to an 11-game league winning streak that coincided with Chelsea losing points recently with six draws and one defeat in the same period.

After a strong start to the campaign, Chelsea’s momentum was halted for a long time by a combination of COVID-19 cases and injuries. Although the reigning European champion has fallen behind, a victory at the Etihad Stadium would revive his title hopes just days after qualifying for the Carabao Cup final.

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Chelsea had Man City’s number last year after manager Thomas Tuchel took charge of the Blues in January 2021. Within weeks he guided the Blues to a Champions League final victory over City and a victory by knockout in the FA Cup semi-finals.

Manchester City got some revenge this season with a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge in September on Matchday 6. But the ultimate reward would be virtually knocking Chelsea out of another Premier League run. Chelsea last won the EPL in 2016-17; Man City have won three championships since then and a fourth may not be far behind if the result continues on Saturday.

Sporting News follows the match live and provides live score updates, match commentary and highlights as they happen.

Man City live score against Chelsea

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7:09 a.m.: Here is Thomas Tuchel’s explanation for going with Christian Pulisic and Hakim Ziyech on Mason Mount.

6:52 a.m.: The lineups are released and described in full (with captions) in the next section. There are surprises on both sides with Ruben Dias (Man City) and Jorginho (Chelsea) on the bench to start the game. Man City have several academy players among the subs.

5:42 a.m.: Here’s something to kill time before the match: Rio Ferdinand sat down with Kevin De Bruyne:

5:30 a.m.: Praise from Pep Guardiola, who says he learned from Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel: “He makes world football better.”

Man City v Chelsea line-ups projected

Manchester City won’t have any players available due to COVID-19, but the club aren’t giving names. rear center John Stones is available again and takes over from the captain Ruben Dias , who makes a rare appearance on the bench. Jack Greish is back in the starting XI with Riyad Mahrez at CAN 2022 with Algeria.

On the day of the match, we learned that Oleksandr Zinchenko is pop out after missing two matches due to COVID-19. The team also misses Nathan Ake , Cole Palmer and Kayky , but no reason for their absence has been disclosed so far.

Man City starting line-up (4-3-3, right to left): 31-Ederson (GK)—2-Kyle Walker, 5-John Stones, 14-Aymeric Laporte, 27-Joao Cancelo—17-Kevin De Bruyne, 16-Rodri, 20-Bernardo Silva—7-Raheem Sterling, 47-Phil Foden, 10-Jack Grealish

Man City Subs (9): 13-Zack Steffen (GK), 3-Ruben Dias, 97-Josh Wilson-Esbrand, 79-Luke Mbete, 25-Fernandinho, 8-Ilkay Gundogan, 90-Romeo Lavia, 87-James McAtee, 9-Gabriel Jesus

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has no new injury worries to deal with which is good news for the Blues. But the team will always be missing Reece james (tendon), Trevoh Chalobah (tendon), Ben Chilwell (ACL tear), Edouard Mendy (CAN 2022) and Andreas Christensen (COVID-19[FEMININE)

ailier américain Christian Pulišić joue dans un rôle d’attaquant préféré, tandis que Jorginho , Monture de maçon et Kai Havertz commencer sur le banc.

Composition de départ de Chelsea (3-4-3, de droite à gauche) : 1-Kepa Arrizabalaga (GK) — 2-Antonio Rudiger, 6-Thiago Silva, 31-Malang Sarr — 28-Cesar Azpilicueta, 7-N’Golo Kante, 8-Mateo Kovacic, 3-Marcos Alonso — 22-Hakim Ziyech, 9-Romelu Lukaku, 10-Christian Pulisic

Sous-marins de Chelsea (9) : 13-Marcus Bettinelli (GK), 12-Ruben Loftus-Cheek, 17-Saul Niguez, 18-Ross Barkley, 5-Jorginho, 20-Callum Hudson-Odoi, 19-Mason Mount, 29-Kai Havertz, 11-Timo Werner

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How to watch Man City v Chelsea

  • Dated: Saturday January 15
  • Time: 7:30 a.m. ET
  • TV channel:
  • Diffusion: Peacock (subscribers only)

Saturday’s match between Man City and Chelsea of ​​the Etihad will be shown exclusively on NBC’s premium streaming platform, Peacock, in the United States.

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