Tip Chelsea - Manchester City
Chelsea host Manchester City in the Premier League in a game that means a lot more for the home side than their opponents. Chelsea are fourth in the table, while City are in second place behind Liverpool. Manchester City know that they won't catch Liverpool, so this is far more important for Chelsea. The Blues are five points clear of Manchester United in fifth but that gap could close if United can avoid defeat against Sheffield United. Chelsea could move up the table to third position by the time the season finally ends. They are only four points behind Leicester and this is their game in hand on them. Chelsea returned to league action at the weekend with a win at Aston Villa. They are unbeaten in their last four league games with three wins. Home form has been a bit patchy this season but the last two games have seen them beat Everton and Tottenham.
Manchester City are 20 points behind Liverpool at the time of writing this article. It will be 23 if Liverpool can beat Crystal Palace on Wednesday evening. If that does happen, then a loss for City in this game will hand the title to Liverpool. City have been in top form since the season resumed with two wins and eight goals without reply. They have won nine away league games this season but lost at both Tottenham and Manchester United just before the season was suspended. However, they have been playing some great stuff in their last two games with players such as Mahrez, Foden and De Bruyne in sparkling form. Go for an away win here.
Key points Chelsea - Manchester City
Manchester City have scored eight goals without reply in their last two games.
Manchester City have won nine away league games this season.
Chelsea have lost five home league matches this season.
Conclusion Chelsea - Manchester City
Manchester City won't be winning the Premier League but they still have the FA Cup and Champions League to play for. They are in top form with eight goals in their last two games and will cause plenty of problems for Chelsea. The home side struggled to get a win at Aston Villa and have lost five home league games this season. Go for City to get a win here.
Chelsea Manchester City Prediction published on June 24, 2020