Chelsea’s first home game of 2023 will be against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. We look at the two teams’ shared history as well as all the key facts and figures ahead of kickoff.
Chelsea vs Man City: Head-to-head record
Biggest win for each team
Manchester City 6-0 Chelsea – 2018/19 – Premier League
Chelsea 6-0 Manchester City – 2007/08 – Premier League
Manchester City’s biggest win at Stamford Bridge – 4-1 in 1978/79 Division One.
No side has beaten Pep Guardiola’s Man City on more occasions in the Premier League than Chelsea, who have five wins since the start of the 2016/17 season.
Chelsea are hoping to prevent Manchester City from winning four consecutive games against them for the first time in their history. Our most recent victory over City came in the Champions League in Porto in May 2021.
Our last league victory over Guardiola’s team came earlier this month at the Etihad (2-1), with Hakim Ziyech and Marcos Alonso scoring.
Chelsea Last Home meetings
Last five meetings at Stamford Bridge
30 September 2017, Premier League – L 0-1
8 December 2018, Premier League – W 2-0
25 June 2020, Premier League – W 2-1
3 January 2021, Premier League – L 1-3
25 September 2021, Premier League – L 0-1
Man City form
Last five Premier League results
Leicester (a) – W 1-0
Fulham (h) – W 2-1
Brentford (h) – L 1-2
Leeds (a) – W 3-1
Everton (h) – D 1-1
Man City have won 20 of their 28 Premier League games since the middle of February, losing two – at Anfield against Liverpool in October and at home to Brentford in December.
Manchester City’s only defeat in the competition away from home came against Liverpool in August 2021. (18 wins, six draws). They are aiming for their third consecutive road league victory.
Manchester City has scored more goals than any other Premier League team this season (44), while they have also conceded more goals (16) than any other team (60).
They have scored 22 first-half goals in 16 games this season, more than any other Premier League team.