Manchester City v Chelsea: Manuel Pellegrini v Jose Mourinho head-to-head analysis
Mourinho has only lost once against his Chilean counterpart
Monday 03 February 2014
Free-scoring Manchester City welcome Chelsea to the Etihad on Monday night as managers Manual Pellegrini and Jose Mourinho renew their rivalry for the second time on English soil.
Pellegrini’s 108-goal City - with a 100 per cent home record in the Premier League and averaging 3.8 goals per game at home in the division – are favourites to take all three points, but one glance at the record books shows that the omens are good for Mourinho.
The Portuguese has only ever lost one match against Pellegrini and has won all of his three away fixtures against the Chilean’s teams.
Pellegrini v Mourinho
Mourinho wins 6
Pellegrini wins 1
Mourinho team’s goals scored 26
Pellegrini team’s goals scored 9
Mourinho’s sides have never failed to find the net against Pellegrini’s Malaga and Manchester City teams.
Pellegrini has conceded 3.2 goals per game on average against Mourinho
Here, we look back at the meetings between the two managers since their first encounter in 2011:
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