When you put the names of Chelsea and Manchester City it one sentence it just screams of a highly entertaining spectacle. Firstly it has to be said that many considering Pep Guardiola and Maurizio Sarri to be the best offensive managers in modern football. The style of play their teams play has been considered to be the most appealing to the eye. Both teams enter this game with varying degrees of form.
Manchester City generally plays a very effective brand of football. In the last match they played, City easily won against Arsenal 3-1 and before that they lost to Newcastle 3-1. Against Chelsea, they should be the favourite since they play at home at generally enter this contest in the better form.
Chelsea comes off a superb victory over Huddersfield which was a good way to bounce back from a shocking 4-0 defeat to Bournemouth during the week. With the addition of Higuain, Chelsea attack looks much more dangerous than before as the Argentinian scored 2 goals one of which was a true beauty.
Facing Manchester City will be a tough job but they are not without chances. City hasn’t been playing well defensively as Guardiola struggled to find the right combination all season long. If Chelsea comes out brave and attacks them, they have their chances.
Despite that, it’s hard to see how they could beat Manchester City. City has played very well and with Aguero scoring a hat-trick against Arsenal they set themselves up very good for this match. It might very well come down to manager preparations as Guardiola has the upper hand on Sarri in this matchup. Neutral fans should tune in because many goals could be scored as two attacking styles clash in one of the most anticipated matches of the season.