On Saturday, a highly anticipated Premier League will kick off the Premier League. Manchester City will welcome the closest Challenger Chelsea to the Etihad Stadium.
Guardiola’s side have won seven consecutive games after beating Arsenal 1-2 away on the last game day, four of which kept clean sheets. Manchester City have won every game of the past seven home games - including their last five games in the Premier League. In short, the defending champion have won 11 consecutive games in the Premier League so far.
Tuchel’s side drew 2-2 with Liverpool in the last round of the league. Maintaining a short-term title hope is the main goal of their men currently - 10 points behind Manchester City in the league table. The Blues have done well away from home - having won six games on their opponents grass and conceded only six goals in the past eight Premier League games.
Guardiolas team are a force that can not be ignored at home and does not need additional incentives to eliminate the Blues hope of winning the title. The unbeaten rate in 10 home matches have reached 80%, the defending champion are expected to win this game and continue to expand their lead.
1X2 Pick: 1
Total: Under 2.5/3 goals
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