Chelsea vs Manchester City (Carabao Cup final): possible starting XI, head-to-head, preview

Chelsea vs Manchester City (Carabao Cup final): possible starting XI, head-to-head, preview

Chelsea vs Man City: It is all to play for when both teams clash in the Carabao Cup final at the Wembley Stadium.

City will be looking to retain the title for the second year in a role but the Blues stand in their way in the 2018-19 edition of the competition.

The most intriguing aspect of this fixture is that the Citizens few days back, humiliated the west London side 6-0 in a Premier League fixture at the Etihad.

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On the other hand, Chelsea were the first team to dent City's perfect record in the Premier League following a 2-0 win back in December at Stamford Bridge.

But with the way Maurizio Sarri's men have played in 2019, Pep Guardiola's side are favourites going into the encounter at Wembley.

Going into the match there a few injury problems on both sides. Gabriel Jesus, John Stones and Benjamin Mendy are going through late fitness tests while Kosovo keeper Arijanet Muric could be handed a possible start ahead of Ederson.

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Willy Caballero could come in for injured Kepa Arrizabalaga while Pedro and Davide Zappacosta are also doubts for the final.

Possible line ups

Chelsea possible XI: Caballero; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso; Kante, Jorginho, Barkley; Willian, Higuain, Hazard.

Man City possible XI: Muric; Walker, Otamendi, Laporte, Zinchenko; De Bruyne, Fernandinho, D Silva; B Silva, Aguero, Sterling

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