Chelsea vs Manchester City – Saturday 30th September 2017 – 17:30 - BT Sport

Chelsea are 17/10 with Alvaro Morata at 4/1 to score first.

Chelsea face Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening, in one of the ties of the weekend.

The Blues come into this match in excellent form, having beaten Atletico Madrid 2-1 away in the Champions League.

Antoine Griezmann gave Atletico the lead from the penalty spot (40) with David Luiz giving away a silly foul.

Alvaro Morata equalised for Chelsea just before the hour mark (59), with the Spaniard heading in for the Blues.

Michy Batshuayi netted a late winner for Chelsea (90+4), completing an incredible comeback for Chelsea.

That means Chelsea remain top of the group, with two fixtures against Roma coming up for Conte's side.

Pressure Lifted  

Antonio Conte will be looking to continue his sides winning sequence, with five wins in their last six matches.

They won the Premier League in style last season, but their opening day defeat against Burnley was a shock.

This is another tough fixture for Chelsea, with Manchester City one of the front-runners to win the league this season.

Chelsea are third in the Premier League, three points behind Man City, a win would make it a three-horse title race.

 

Blues Underdogs

Chelsea come into this match as underdogs, despite their recent form and home advantage.

The Blues will be looking to win this fixture, but they will have another tough opponent in the form of Guardiola's City.

Chelsea are looking for their 58th win in 138 matches against Manchester City.

Huge Challenge

Manchester City come into this match on the back of a 2-0 win against Shakhtar Donetsk, a great result for Guardiola's side.

Kevin De Bruyne went from provider to scorer early in the second half (48), giving City a decisive lead.

Raheem Sterling continued his fine season (90), scoring the second in the final minutes of the match to make it 2-0.

It was a tough match for Manchester City, who did not display the dominance of recent games in the Champions League.

Guardiola's side are top of the group, with six points from their opening two matches.

 

Title Contenders?

Manchester City have had an excellent Premier League campaign, they are unbeaten this season.

They find themselves joint top of the league, with an incredible goal difference of 19 after six matches.

The Sky Blues have won all six of their last six matches, with wins in all competitions.

This is a crucial match for City, with a win here consolidating their position and giving them a six point advantage over the Champions.

City Favourites

Pep Guardiola's side come into this match as the favourites, with their excellent form informing the bookies.

This will be a tough match for City, with Chelsea in serious form themselves and enjoying home advantage.

City will be looking for a first win in three matches against the Blues.

Man City are 7/5 with Sergio Aguero at 7/2 to open the scoring.

 

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Aguero to score first @ 7/2

Tip 2 – 2-2 draw @ 11/1

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