Man City vs Chelsea: Another English Champions League Final
Man City vs Chelsea, will the Champions League have a new champion, Man City or Chelsea will win their 2nd Champions League title?
Once again, Champions League final will be English. This time Man City will face Chelsea. But before coming to this match, let’s see these clubs head to head matches, strong and weak sides, etc.
So, which side has more chances to win? Let’s find out together!
Man City vs Chelsea: Head to Head
Chelsea faced Manchester City for 168 times: 70 victories for Chelsea, 59 victories for Man City and 39 draws.
In UEFA competitions, clubs met for two times and both matches won Chelsea:
- Chelsea 1-0 Man City
- Man City 0-1 Chelsea (agg: 2-0 Chelsea, 1970/1971 European Cup Winners’ Cup semi-finals)
The sides have met 166 times in domestic competition, where Chelsea won 68 matches, City 58, and teams set 40 draws.
Man City and Chelsea also played the 2018/2019 League Cup final, where teams set a draw (Chelsea 0-0 Man City) and Man City won 4-3 on penalties.
Manchester City’s Journey to the Champions League Final
In the group stage, Manchester City won five of six matches, and set one draw against Porto, finishing the group in the first place.
In round of 16, Manchester City faced Borussia M.Gladbach, winning both matches 2-0 (4-0 in total). In quarter-finals, English team played another German team, Borussia Dortmund, this time winning both matches 2-1 (4-2 in total).
In semi-finals, Man City played PSG, winning French club 2-1 in the first leg, and 2-0 in 2nd leg (4-1 in total).
Chelsea’s Journey to the Champions League Final
In the group stage, Chelsea won four of six matches, and set two draws against Sevilla and FC Krasnodar, finishing the group in the first place.
In round of 16, Chelsea faced Atletico Madrid, winning the 1st leg1-0, and 2nd leg 2-0 (3-0 in total). In quarter-finals, English team played Porto, winning the 1st leg 2-0 and losing 2nd leg 1-0 (2-1 in total).
In semi-finals, Chelsea played Real Madrid, playing the first match 1-1 draw, and winning 2nd leg 2-0 (3-1 in total).
Man City vs Chelsea: Strong and Weak Sides
Man City likes shooting directly from free kicks and the team creates lots of chances through individual skill. Manchester City prefers possession football, playing with short passes and controlling the game in the opposition’s half and attack through the middle.
What about Chelsea, the team prefers possession football, playing with short passes. Chelsea also likes shooting directly from free kicks. However, avoiding offsides is not the strongest side of the team.
One desired title, two sides: who will win we’ll see on May 29.
Who is stronger, who will win? Share your opinions below!
Check out also all the Champions League winners’ list here.