Manchester City v Chelsea – Stats and Preview 8-5-21

Match: Manchester City v Chelsea

Competition: Premier League

Date: 8/5/21

Kick-off time: 5.30pm

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Head to head record

Last 5 matches – Premier League only

03/01/21 Chelsea 1 – 3 Manchester City

25/06/20 Chelsea 2 – 1 Manchester City

23/11/19 Manchester City 2 – 1 Chelsea

10/02/19 Manchester City 6 – 0 Chelsea

08/12/18 Chelsea 2 – 0 Manchester City

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 89.5%
Over 1.5 goals 73.5%
Over 2.5 goals 42.5%
Over 3.5 goals 18%
BTTS - Yes 39.5%

Manchester City team goals

Over 0.5 goals 97%
Over 1.5 goals 77%
Over 2.5 goals 44%

Chelsea team goals

Over 0.5 goals 82%
Over 1.5 goals 68%
Over 2.5 goals 42%

Corner betting stats

Manchester City corner stats

Average corners for: 7.05

Average corners against: 3.23

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 58%
Over 10.5 corners 39%
Over 11.5 corners 31%

Chelsea corner stats

Average corners for: 6.39

Average corners against: 4.35

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 50%
Over 10.5 corners 47%
Over 11.5 corners 31%

Card betting stats

Manchester City Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.15

Yellows against: 1.65

Top cards:

Fernadinho – 5

J Cancelo – 4

Rodrigo – 4

N Ake – 4

Chelsea Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.38

Yellows against: 1.44

Top cards:

N Kante – 7

C Azpilicueta – 4

B Chilwell – 3

T Silva – 3

Injuries

Manchester City injuries & suspensions

Out: None

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Chelsea injuries & suspensions

Out: M Kovacic

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Manchester City v Chelsea Match Preview & Trends

Champions League Final dress-rehearsal at the Etihad

In what was a big game before the midweek results, this fixture has perhaps taken on more emphasis as both sides booked their places in Istanbul after winning their respective Champions League semi-finals. Knowing they will face each other in an all-English final will no doubt be on the minds of both managers and each set of players before this highly anticipated clash on Saturday evening. It is a match of huge significance for both clubs with Chelsea searching for a top-4 place and a victory for City meaning they regain the Premier League crown.

Manchester City have scored in 94% of their home matches but 62% of their conceded goals were conceded at home. City have scored the opening goal in 79% of their matches and were leading at halftime in 56% of their matches. The Cityzens have conceded at least 1 goal in each of their last 5 home matches and have conceded 2 goals or more in each of their last 3 home matches. Pep Guardiola’s men have won their last 5 matches in a row.

There have been fewer than 3 goals scored in total in each of Chelsea’s last 7 games and they have scored before half-time in their last 4 fixtures. Chelsea have scored before half-time in their last 4 away games and have outscored their opponents in both halves in each of their last 2 games. Chelsea have scored the opening goal of the game in their last 4 away games and have scored in 76% of their away matches. Thomas Tuchel’s men are undefeated in their last 7 away matches.

Key trends

Manchester City have picked up an average of 2.24 Points Per Game in their 17 matches played at home

Chelsea’s average Points Per Game in their 17 away games is 1.82.

Manchester City have won 74% of their matches

Referee data

Ref: A Taylor

Average yellow cards: 2.65

Average red cards: 0.13

Average booking points: 29.78

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