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(Image) Here’s How Chelsea Might Line Up Against Manchester City In The Premier League

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Predicted Chelsea Line-up To Face Manchester City In The Premier League

Chelsea managed to stitch a win at the Wanda Metropolitano in the Spanish capital as they put two past an Atletico Madrid side that looked off-colour in the mid-week. The Blues also managed to take all three points from their league fixture at the weekend and will look to continue the winning run when they welcome Pep Guardiola’s side to the Stamford Bridge this weekend.

However, Manchester City have also been in ecstatic form, scoring goals for fun, and picking up points on a consistent basis. The Blues will not find it easy to go all the way in this tie.

Team News

In early team news, Chelsea are without their star defender David Luiz, who still remains suspended. Apart from him, Danny Drinkwater is the only other player Conte will miss for this game.

Formation: 3-5-2

Manager: Antonio Conte

GK – Thibaut Courtois

The Belgian has been solid at the back for Chelsea this season and will keep his place in goal this weekend.

CB – Cesar Azpilicueta

The Spaniard was the best player at the back for the Blues in the mid-week and should get another chance to showcase his talent in this crunch tie.

Antonio Rudiger

CB – Antonio Rudiger

With David Luiz suspended, newbie Rudiger is expected to play at the heart of the defence for the home side.

CB – Gary Cahill

The veteran English defender should complete Chelsea’s backline, playing on the left-hand side of the back-3.

RWB – Victor Moses

Though Zappacosta has been decent in the few chances he has got, this game is too consequential for experiments and Conte should stick with Moses at right wing-back.

CM – N’Golo Kante

The French international will have to play a huge role, keeping the likes of Silva and De Bruyne on their toes in what will be an exciting game.

Cesc Fabregas

CM – Tiemoue Bakayoko

His partner in the midfield should be compatriot Bakayoko, who has settled in well at Chelsea and has turned into the first choice already.

CM – Cesc Fabregas

The Spaniard should play as the advanced midfielder to add some creativity to Chelsea’s attack.

LWB – Marcos Alonso

The Spaniard is the first and the only choice for Chelsea in the first team this season at left wing-back and he will hope to have an impact in this tie.

Alvaro Morata (left) and Marcos Alonso (right)

SS – Eden Hazard

After putting in a solid performance in the Champions League, Hazard should be ready, gearing up for what will just be his second start of the league campaign this season.

ST – Alvaro Morata

The Spaniard is turning into the signing of the summer and has already found his goal scoring touch this season. He will be the biggest threat to the City defence.

Here is how Chelsea might line up: