Man City Vs Chelsea

Manchester City travel back to London to face Chelsea on Wednesday night having won just one of their five matches against the Premier League's top seven this season.

Chealse News

Chelsea suffered a shock defeat against Crystal Palace at the weekend and although City failed to beat Arsenal and put on a bit of pressure at the top of the table, Antonio Conte's men will be desperate to get back to winning ways, not least to keep second-placed Tottenham at bay.

Guardiola says Chelsea and Spurs are the only two Premier League teams that play in a way similar to his positional play model, and although Conte's men lost at the weekend they, like City on many occasions this season, created enough chances to win the match.

They seemingly only have one injury concern, too, with right wing-back Victor Moses struggling with a calf injury. Pedro replaced him against Palace at the weekend.

That game was only the first time Chelsea have lost in just under three months, when they went down 2-0 at Tottenham.

It was also the first time Chelsea have lost at home since Conte switched to a back-three earlier in the season.

Man City News

Jesus Navas played at right-back for City at the Emirates Stadium as Bacary Sagna was injured and Pablo Zabaleta was not fit enough to play 90 minutes.

Zabaleta did come off the bench late on, however, and will be ready to make a start at Stamford Bridge. Sagna is out for two-three weeks.

Raheem Sterling was taken off at half-time on Sunday, but although he had been struggling with an injury in the build-up to the Arsenal match Guardiola insisted the winger was substituted for tactical reasons.

Vincent Kompany is fit and was named on the bench on Sunday but it is anybody's guess whether Guardiola will put his trust in him to start a match, although it would appear unlikely.

Elsewhere, Gabriel Jesus is off his crutches and was back at City's training ground on Monday as he steps up his recovery from a broken bone in his foot, but will not be back in contention for at least another two-three weeks. Ilkay Gundogan is continuing his rehabilitaton from a cruciate knee ligament injury which will keep him out for the season.

Kick Off Time

The game kicks off at 19:00 GMT on Wednesday, April 5.