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Confirmed Line-Ups: Manchester City vs Chelsea (Premier League)



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Manchester City host Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday evening, looking to maintain the pace at the top of the division with Liverpool and Arsenal.

City are currently on a run of 11 successive wins across all competitions, spanning back to mid-December and the start of their eventual successful FIFA Club World Cup run in Saudi Arabia.

Pep Guardiola and his players’ latest victory came in the UEFA Champions League and a first-leg victory away to FC Copenhagen in Denmark, with goals from Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, and Phil Foden claiming a 1-3 win in the last-16.

The visit of Chelsea does not come without injury concerns for Pep Guardiola and his line-up selections however, with Jack Grealish and Josko Gvardiol ruled out through respective multi-week lay-offs through fitness problems.

Mateo Kovacic and Bernardo Silva return to the Catalan’s matchday roster however despite their recent fitness issues, while Sergio Gomez is also present following recent absences from matchday action.

Ahead of kick-off at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League, both Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino have confirmed their respective Manchester City and Chelsea starting line-ups!

Manchester City

Starting XI: Ederson, Walker (C), Akanji, Dias, Ake, Rodrigo, De Bruyne, Foden, Alvarez, Doku, Haaland.

Substitutes: Ortega Moreno, Stones, Kovacic, Bernardo, Gomez, Nunes, Bobb, Susoho, Lewis.


Starting XI: Petrovic; Gusto, Disasi, Colwill, Chilwell; Caicedo, Fernandez; Palmer, Gallagher, Sterling; Jackson.

Substitutes: Bettinelli, Gilchrist, Samuels-Smith, Chalobah, Mudryk, Casadei, Harrison, Nkunku, Madueke.