Chelsea are not only winless in their last four league games but have also lost their last two matches. They have 21 points from 13 games to sit seventh in the table.
Manchester City will hope to continue their impressive run this season when they take on Chelsea in the EFL Cup on Wednesday night. This encounter will undoubtedly be the marquee fixture of this weekend. These two teams have done well in this competition lately, however, one of them have to exit the tournament in the third round itself. Chelsea reached the final of this competition last season before losing to Liverpool on penalties. However, the Blues have a massive task at hand to overcome their recent struggles and reach the final again.
|Manchester City vs Chelsea||Key details|
|Kickoff time in India||1:30 am (Thursday)|
|Kickoff time in the United Kingdom||8 pm (Wednesday)|
Chelsea are not only winless in their last four league games but have also lost their last two matches. They have 21 points from 13 games to sit seventh in the table. The gap between them and the top four places is gradually increasing. Chelsea are heading into this fixture on the back of losing their last league game at home to Arsenal. On the other hand, Manchester City are flying high this campaign. With 32 points from 13 games, second-placed City are just within touching distance of leaders Arsenal in the league standings.
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There has not been much to separate the two teams in this fixture. Manchester City and Chelsea have played each other twice in the competition and City have won them both. Even though those games have been tightly-fought affairs, Man City have come up on top on both occasions. The last time these two sides faced each other in the EFL Cup was in 2019 final when City edged past Chelsea in a penalty shootout. Before that, they played each other in 1993 when Man City defeated the Blues 1-0 in the third round.
|Total matches in EFL Cup||2|
|Manchester City won||2|
|Total Manchester City goals||5|
|Total Chelsea goals||3|
|Biggest Manchester City win||1-0 (1993)|
|Biggest Chelsea win||–|
|Last 5 Matches (all competitions)||Results|
|Manchester City beat Chelsea||1-0|
|Chelsea lose to Manchester City||0-1|
|Manchester City lose to Chelsea||0-1|
|Manchester City lose to Chelsea||1-2|
|Chelsea beat Manchester City||1-0|