Champions League - Final Manchester City vs Chelsea: Ready to Win the First Title

Champions League - Final Manchester City vs Chelsea
Manchester City vs Chelsea
Manchester City vs Chelsea
Champions League - Final
Sunday, May 30 2021
12:30 midnight Indian time
Estadio do Dragao, Portugal
Match Finished

Manchester City 0 - 1 Chelsea


Chelsea are Champions League winners for a second time! 🏆🏆

They've beaten Manchester City 1-0 in Porto.

Manchester City
Manchester City XI:  
Ederson, Walker, Stones, Dias, Zinchenko, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Mahrez, Sterling, Foden

Subs: Steffen, Carson, Ake, Jesus, Aguero, Laporte, Rodri, Ferran, Mendy, Fernandinho, Cancelo, Garcia
Chelsea XI: 
Mendy; Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Rüdiger; James, Kanté, Jorginho, Mount, Werner, Havertz.

Bench: Kepa, Caballero; Alonso, Christensen, Zouma, Emerson; Kovacic, Gilmour, Hudson-Odoi, Ziyech, Pulisic; Giroud
Match Preview

The Champions League final will feature the matches of two representatives from England, namelyManchester City against Chelsea. The match will be held at Estadio do Dragao, Porto, Portugal, Sunday (30/05) at 12:30 midnight Indian time.

For City, this is their first final on the football scene if Europe has last competed in 1969-1970. Before reaching the top party, Manchester City appeared quite stunning in the group phase, Pep Guardiola's team managed to win Group C.

After that, Manchester City performed quite well during the knockout round. Kun Aguero and his opponents managed to get rid of Borussia Monchengladbach (4-0 on aggregate), Borussia Dortmund (4-2) and last season's finalists PSG (4-1).

The same is the case with City, travel Chelsea in the Champions League this time is also going quite well. They were also able to win Group E with Frank Lampard. But after that Lampard was fired and replaced by Thomas Thuchel.

Together with the former PSG coach, Chelsea was unexpectedly able to get rid of big names. they eliminated Atletico Madrid (3-0 on aggregate), Porto (2-1), and the king of the competition Real Madrid (3-1).

Before the two met in this top party, they had met three times in domestic competition, two in the Premier League and one in the FA Cup. However, from the three meetings, Chelsea managed to win twice, while City only won once.

Therefore, in this match, Pep Guardiola is eager to win that match and bring the first Champions League trophy to The Citizen for the first time.

But it seems that this is a bit difficult for City because Chelsea also wants to win the title for the second time after they previously got it in 2012 ago. This will also be Chelsea's third final during their Champions League campaign.

Head to Head

08-05-2021 City 1-2 Chelsea (EPL)
17-04-2021 Chelsea 1-0 City (FA Cup)
01-03-2021 Chelsea 1-3 City (EPL)
06-26-2020 Chelsea 2 -1 City (EPL)
11-24-2019 City 2-1 Chelsea (EPL)

The Predicted Lineups

City: (4-3-3):Ederson; Zinchenko, Dias, Stones, Walker; Gundogan, Rodri, Bernardo Silva; Foden, De Bruyne, Mahrez.

Coach: Josep Guardiola.

Chelsea (3-4-2-1): Mendy; Rudiger, Silva, Azpilicueta; Chilwell, Kante, Jorginho, James; Mount, Ziyech; Werner.

Coach: Thomas Tuchel.

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