English Premier League Match Preview

In English Premier League action,Manchester City begins this match with 7 wins and 6 draws along with  4 losses. Their opponent, Chelsea, has 7 wins and 6 losses and 2 draws for the season. This contest will be held at Stamford Bridge on January 3rd with no fans in attendance.

This is a contest of two of the better team in the English Premier League.

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English Premier League Previewing Chelsea

This team has been in a  a funk in the later part of December after an impressive month and a half. So much so, manager Frank Lampard may be feeling some heat for his job, even though they were in the knockout stage of the Champions League. Due to lackluster play, things have gotten sluggish. for this fixture, winger Hakim Ziyech will return form a hamstring injury suffered in December against Leeds, However, defender Reece James will miss the game with his own hamstring injury. This team lost their lead against Ashton Villa and settled for a drew last time on the pitch. Chelsea has failed to win five of their previous six Premier League matches.

English Premier League Previewing Manchester City

The visitors in the contest, Man City had an outbreak of COVID-19 and missed some time this week. They will be hungry to return to work. Manager Pep Guardiola didn’t have all his big guns available on Sunday afternoon. In their last game they defeated Newcastle 2-0 and have won three consecutive match-ups including a 4-1 win over the former EPL champs Arsenal. While City might be unbeaten in 10 matches in all competitions, winning seven of those appearances, their points tally of 26 is the lowest amount that they have collected after 14 games over the past decade. Five players will return from the COVID list for this contest meanwhile Gabriel Jesus and Kyle Walker are still in isolation.

English Premier League Prediction

A Manchester loss would mean they have three consecutive losses to Chelsea. Chelsea has manged to in just one their previous five Premier League contests. In Chelsea’s last six contests they have failed to score over one goal per game. Man City has allowed only a single on their last six EPL games on the bounce,

Take Manchester City 13/10 to win.

 

 

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