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MCI vs CHE Dream11 Match Preview | Manchester City vs Chelsea | Grand League Tips

Manchester City vs Chelsea Preview | English Premier League

MCI vs CHE Dream11 Match Preview: As the Premier League returns, one of the biggest clashes of the season gets closer. Manchester City signed off for the international breakthrough a vital defeat against Liverpool.

Pep Guardiola’s men as a result of that loss have fallen to fourth with their upcoming opponents Chelsea occupying the third spot. The game is massive as both teams will be looking to get maximum points in order to close the gap with Liverpool who sits firmly at the top with 34 points.

Chelsea and Leicester have 26 points each and they’re both just a point above Manchester City.

Frank Lampard’s Chelsea side on the other end has won six straight games in the league and will be thriving on confidence as they face and under-pressure Manchester City side.

The pressure, however, will be more on Guardiola and his side as they look to reclaim their form in the quest of securing their third title on the bounce.

All eyes will be on Saturday as both English heavyweights lock horns for one of the games of the season.

Match Details

Date- Saturday, November 23 | Kick-Off- 11:00 PM (IST) | Venue- Etihad Stadium

Team News

Manchester City

  • Rodrigo and David Silva are back in contention of making the cut in the starting eleven after substantial recoveries.
  • Ederson’s availability still remains in doubt as Bravo could get to keep between the sticks once again.
  • Bernardo Silva will be serving a one-match ban after admitting a breach of FA rules in regard to Benjamin Mendy’s social media post. Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez are the front runners of starting in the flanks.
  • It will be a toss-up between Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus to lead the attack for their side.
  • Angelino could get further game time at left-back in place of Benjamin Mendy.
  • With John Stones and Nicolas Otamendi having a disappointing season at centre-back, Pep might opt for Fernandinho and Rodri to guard the back.

Unavailable: Leroy Sane, Aymeric Laporte and Oleksandr Zinchenko remain long term absentees due to injuries.

Suspensions: Bernardo Silva has a one-match ban and will miss out against Chelsea

Doubtful: Ederson’s inclusion still remains in question.


  • Christian Pulisic sustained a hip injury while playing for the USA but could be available for Frank Lampard ahead of the crunch game.
  • Jorginho should return to the squad after undergoing suspension prior to the international break. Lampard will have to choose from a midfield of N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Mason Mount and Jorginho.
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi might have to settle for the bench if Pulisic and Jorginho are back in the mix.
  • Cesa Azpilicueta is likely to return at right-back.
  • Emerson and Marcos Alonso will be battling for a spot at left-back.

Unavailable: Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Antonio Rudiger remain on the sidelines due to injury.

Doubtful: Ross Barkley and Christian Pulisic are uncertainties against Manchester City.

MCI vs CHE Dream11 | Predicted Lineups

Manchester City- Ederson; Angelino, Stones, Fernandinho, Walker; Silva, Rodrigo, De Bruyne, Sterling, Aguero, Mahrez

Chelsea- Kepa; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Tomori, Emerson; Kantem Jorginho, Kovacic; Willian, Abraham, Mount

Top Picks

Kevin De Bruyne has been in scintillating form in the midfield for Manchester City. The Belgium international has two goals and nine assists with a pass accuracy of 83% from 11 appearances in the league.

For Chelsea, it’s Tammy Abraham who has been in substantial in attack and is leading the goal scorer in the league with 10 goals from 12 appearances in the league.

Grand League Tips

With Manchester City winning 23 of their last 26 games at home and Chelsea winning six straight away games in the league, the ideal choice would be to formulate a team which doesn’t ensure a clean sheet.

Bernardo Silva and Riyad Mahrez can be used as captaincy options in some of the leagues. Bernardo Silva has five goals and two assists from 11 appearances, whereas Mahrez has two goals and three assists from eight games.

From Chelsea’s perspective, Mason Mount is one of the options that can pack a punch. The 20-year-old has four goals and an assist from 12 appearances and also has a pass accuracy of 82%

Win Prediction

With Manchester City licking their wounds from their defeat to Liverpool, the defending champions will be up and ready for throwing the kitchen sink against Frank Lampard’s Chelsea at the Etihad. Though it’s not going to be easy at all, Manchester City’s ample quality mixed with experience should be enough to get a win.

MCI vs CHE Dream11Today Match Prediction | Fantasy Team

Goalkeeper- K Arrizabalaga

Defenders- K Walker, K Zouma, Fernandinho

Midfielders- Jorginho, K D Bruyne (C), M Mount, B Silva, R Mahrez

Forwards- R Sterling, T Abraham

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Walli Siddiqui

A true sports enthusiast who cherishes the thought of writing, reporting, or presenting, particularly when it comes to the two most popular sports in the world. Football as well as Cricket. A thorough admirer of the Indian Cricket Team since the childhood days, while loyalty also goes out to the red side of Manchester when it comes to football.