Premier League: Chelsea v Manchester City match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge

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About the fixture...

Chelsea come into this fixture in great form, having not lost in their last seven games and scoring 14 goals in their last four. This sees the London club sitting second in the table, a point and two places above their opponents Man City.

Manuel Pellegrini’s men on the other hand have recovered well from their humiliation at the hands of Bayern Munich at the start of the month and are yet to lose in their last three games, with Sergio Aguero in particular looking in red hot form.

KICK-OFF: Sunday, 4pm

PAST THREE MEETINGS…

Chelsea 1 (Ba) Man City 2 (Nasri, Aguero), FA Cup, April 2013

Man City 2 (Toure, Tevez) Chelsea 0, Premier League, February 2013

Chelsea 0 Man City 0, Premier League, November 2012

STATS…

Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 13 Premier League home games - winning 11 - since a 1-0 defeat by QPR on 2 January.

The Blues have not conceded more than one goal in a Premier League match this season.

Manchester City have won seven of the last 10 meetings in all competitions (W7, D1, L2).

City are the first team to score 20 Premier League goals this season.

ODDS…

Chelsea to win: 2.3

Man City to win: 3.3

Draw: 3.3

TV: Live on Sky Sports 1 at 4pm, highlights on BBC1 at 10.25pm

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