Chelsea – Manchester City (Pick, Prediction, Preview)

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Chelsea vs Manchester City Prediction & Tips

Chelsea and Manchester City face at Wembley Stadium, in a match for the FA Cup (Semifinals). The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the away team, since they have a record of 6 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses in the last 9 matches. The last head ‑ to ‑ head between these two teams was played on 03‑01‑2021, and ended in a (1‑3) win by Manchester City. In this match the home advantage may play an important role, since both teams have significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.

The home team comes to this stage of the FA Cup (Semifinals) after having played in previous qualifiers with: Sheffield United, Barnsley, Luton Town and Morecambe. This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 20 goals scored and 11 conceded, against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 defeats at home, with 25 goals scored and 12 conceded. The team arrives at this match after a home defeat by Porto by (0‑1). Chelsea have won 6, drawn 2 and lost 2 of their last 10 home matches for all competitions.

In this competition, he won the last 4 games he played. Defensive solidity has been one of their strengths, as they have only conceded goals in 1 of the last 4 games, and their attack has scored regularly, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 4 games in this competition.

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Chelsea comes unmotivated for this match after adding a 0-1 loss against FC Porto, in a game counting for the Champions League. In the last round of the FA Cup, the leaders beat Sheffield United 2-0. Now, in this match against Manchester City, coach Thomas Tuchel must maintain his usual 3-4-3 with Christian Pulisic, Mason Mount and Kai Havertz being the team’s most offensive references. On the other hand, the German Timo Werner is one of the great highlights of this team with 10 goals scored. Mateo Kovacic is out of this game due to physical problems.

The visiting team arrives at this stage of the FA Cup (Semifinals) after having played in previous qualifiers with: Everton, Swansea City, Cheltenham Town and Birmingham City. This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 15 wins as a visitor, with a total of 41 goals scored and 7 conceded. At home, he won 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses, with a total of 33 goals scored and 10 conceded. In their last match, for the UEFA Champions League, they won against Borussia Dortmund by (1‑2). In the last 10 away matches Manchester City have won 10.

In this competition, he won the last 4 games he played. His attack has scored with great regularity, since he has always scored at least one goal in the last 4 games in this competition. This is a team that does not usually find it difficult to open the scoreboard: it scored the first goal in 12 of the last 15 games, of those 12 it reached the interval in advantage in 7 and it always managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘.

Manchester City comes motivated for this match after a 1-2 victory on the trip to Borussia Dortmund, advancing in this way to the next phase of the Champions League: the team’s goals were scored by Riyad Mahrez and Phil Foden . In the last round of the FA Cup, the visitors beat Everton 0-2. In this match against Chelsea, coach Pep Guardiola should choose a very bold strategy, looking for the opponent’s defensive flaws to apply his attacks. At individual level, we highlight midfielder Ilkay Gündogan, a player who has scored 16 goals so far. All players are available for this important game.

Chelsea – Manchester City FREE TIPS

Manchester City – Win @ 1.85

Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80

Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90