UCL Final, Man. City vs Chelsea: Dream11 prediction and fantasy lineup

New Delhi: The most important match of the European club football is set to take place on Saturday night as two English teams fight it out for the prestigious UEFA Champions League trophy. This year Pep Guardiola is back in a European final as a coach after 10 years. On the other hand, Thomas Tuchel makes history by becoming the first coach to reach two consecutive UCL finals with two different teams.

Both teams have had an impressive season so far in the league as well as in the European competition. City defeated last year’s runners-up and Tuchel’s former team PSG to reach the final for the first time under the management of Pep Guardiola. Whereas, Chelsea defeated UCL giants Real Madrid to reach the last stage of the competition.

Preview

Pep’s Manchester City has been in exceptional form this season as they have already lifted two trophies –  the Premier League and the Carabao Cup. And their best signing of the season, Ruben Dias has been a key contributor in this success. City have a really high chance of lifting the UCL trophy for the first time in their history.

On the other hand, Chelsea’s had a a rebirth this season since the joining of Thomas Tuchel earlier this year. The Blues have defeated Chelsea twice this season and could lift the trophy in a shocking victory.

Head-to-Head

Chelsea has faced Manchester City in 168 games while winning 70 of them. City, however, has won only 59 matches against the Blues, they have already lost to them twice this season and have a point to prove.

Chelsea defeated Manchester City 2-1 in their recent Premier League outing. Chelsea also won the FA Cup this year by defeating City in the final.

Predicted Playing XIs

 

Manchester City (4-3-3): Ederson Moraes; Kyle Walker, John Stones, Ruben Dias, Oleksandr Zinchenko; Rodri, Ilkay Gundogan, Bernardo Silva; Phil Foden, Kevin De Bruyne, Riyad Mahrez

Chelsea (3-4-3): Edouard Mendy; Antonio Rudiger, Thiago Silva, Cesar Azpilicueta; Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante; Mason Mount, Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner

Suggested Dream11 Lineup

Ederson, Ben Chilwell, Ruben Dias, Antonio Rudiger, Kyle Walker, N’Golo Kante, Ilkay Gundogan, Mason Mount, Riyad Mahrez, Phil Foden, Kevin De Bruyne(c)

Manchester City vs Chelsea Prediction

Manchester City have the most strong team in the world right now and can blow their opponents with early strikes in the game. On the other hand, even after defeating City in the Premier League, they had an inconsistent form this month.

Prediction: Manchester City 3-2 Chelsea

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