August 16, 2015 • 17:00 • Etihad Stadium, Manchester
Manchester City vs Chelsea Live Streams
An entertaining match will take place at Etihad Stadium this week-end as Manchester City will host their rivals, Chelsea in an early clash for the Premier League title. Chelsea will face the Citizens after a disappointing performance on the opening game last week against Swansea, where Jose Mourinho also sacked his team doctor Eva Carneiro. On the other side Manuel Pellegrini’s mans won 3-0 against West Brom where Yaya Toure inspired his team by scoring twice.
After a trophyless season and rumours hinting that Pellegrini’s time at Etihad Stadium was over, Manchester City opened the season in a great way, by making a convincing performance and securing a well earned victory against West Brom, once again meaning that the players still trust on Manuel Pellegrini.
On the last week-end against West Brom, Manuel Pellegrini did not start South American players as they participated on Coppa America , but for this match Zaballeta and Aguerro seems to be ready to start from the first minute.Meanwhile Fabian Delph is the only player which Manuel Pellegrini wont be able to use on Sunday.
Manchester Cit XI : Joe Hart, A. Kolarov, Zabaleta, V. Kompany, E. Mangala, R Sterling, Y. Toure, David Silva, Fernandinho, Jesus Navas , S. Aguerro.
It’s a different story for Chelsea as they did not start well their road on defending the Premier League title.The Blues draw 2-2 against Swansea last week where their goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois were sent off on the second half. But despite that , the most talked topic after the match was Mourinho’s criticism over Eva Carneiro , which have been sacked this week from Chelsea’s medical staff.
Despite being considered as underdogs for this match, Jose Mourinho remains confidient that his side will return with 3 points on London.The Portuguese have a very positive record against Manuel Pellegrini as he has won 7 matches and lost only 3.
The Blues does not have any injuries concerns so they will line up with the same players they played against Swansea last week, with only Begovic replacing the suspended Courtois.
Chelsea: Begovic, B. Ivanovic, J. Terry, G Cahill, Azpilicueta, E. Hazard, Fabregas, N.Matic, Oscar, Willian and Diego Costa.