17/04/2021 Daily Predictions: FA Cup – Chelsea vs Manchester City

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Chelsea Vs. Manchester City match preview

Manchester City travel to Stamford Bridge to play Chelsea in the semi-finals of FA Cup tie on Saturday evening.

Both teams are coming from Champions League duty; seemingly progressing to the semi-finals after they displayed great play in the first and return-legs.

The Blues are progressing in the semi-finals with a 2-1 on aggregate after recording a 2-0 away to Porto in the first-leg and losing 1-0 at home; they will be facing Real Madrid in Semi-finals.

Chelsea thrashed Crystal Palace 4-1 at Selhurst Park on the weekend, the results placing them fifth with 54 points gathered after 31 matches.

The Blues won 2-0 against Sheffield United to book a spot in the FA Cup semi-finals.

The Premier League leaders, as well progressed to semi-finals with a 4-2 on aggregate, this is after beating Borussia Dortmund home and away; 2-1 and 2-1 respectively.

The Citizens are still leading on top of the Premier League campaign with 74 points despite them losing 2-1 against ten-man Leeds United.

Manchester City beat Everton 2-0 in progress into FA Cup semi-finals.

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Match Facts

  • Chelsea have won six times, drawn once, and suffered two losses in the last nine matches in all competitions this season.
  • The Blues have registered six clean sheets in their last nine matches in all competitions this season.
  • Manchester City has registered four clean sheets in their last nine matches in all competitions this season.
  • The Citizens have won seven times and suffered two losses in the last nine matches in all competitions this season.
  • Thomas Tuchel’s men have at least registered more than two goals, two in the last ten matches in all competitions this season.
  • Pep Guardiola’s side have won all four away matches in all competitions this season.

Chelsea Vs. Manchester City Head to Head

In the last three Premier League encounters, the Citizens have bagged two wins while their counterpart Chelsea getting a single consolation win. The previous meeting ended 3-1 in favor of Pep Guardiola’s side.

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Chelsea Team News

Thomas Tuchel seems to have a completely fit squad with only a single injury concern of Charly Musonda Jr who is recovering after knee surgery.

Manchester City Team News

Philippe Sandler will be sidelined for his side after he underwent ankle surgery.

Chelsea Vs. Manchester City Prediction

Since Thomas Tuchel took the reign in Chelsea’s as boss, the Blues have been performing very tackling any challenge their way perfectly well. Now Pep’s side seems to be another crucial challenge pulsed to him. 

Manchester City, on the other hand, are in-form, having a spot in Champions League semi-finals, FA Cup semi-finals, and also leading in the Premier League campaign. The Guardiola side is aiming at bagging the trio and will apply some strategies if they want to achieve all this.

Our topbets pundit is predicting a win for  Manchester City and Betway is backing the results with 1.76 odds while 1XBet is giving 1.81 Odds.

Goals – Over 2.5

Both teams have been producing more than two goals occasionally in various competitions and we expect over 2.5 Markets as predicted by our pundits.

Betway are backing the market with 1.86 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.88. 

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