Manchester City and Chelsea will square off in their second and final Premier League showdown on Saturday, April 16. While these matchups between the two are historically very competitive, Manchester City handily won its first meeting with Chelsea, 3-0, at Etihad Stadium.
Chelsea is undergoing some club changes, which includes adding a new manager, while Manchester City is currently locked in a hotly-contested battle for the coveted fourth slot in the Premier League. Manchester United and West Ham are also in contention for the fourth slot.
On Saturday, Manchester City moved one step closer to locking up the fourth slot by defeating West Brom, 2-1. Samri Nasri made his first start in nearly seven months and notched the game-winner. With the victory, Manchester City has 57 points, just two points behind Arsenal for third place. Manchester United and West Ham trail Manchester City by four and five points, respectively.
While Premier League action is at the forefront, Manchester City is also playing in the Champions League. In fact, Manchester City is coming off a 2-2 tie at Paris Saint-Germain in Wednesday’s Champions League quarterfinal. Luis Fernandinho’s equalizer in the 78th minute resulted in the tie. The second leg of the quarterfinals match-up between PSG and Manchester City will be played on Tuesday, but City is well-positioned to advance after notching two road goals. City fans are hoping that any positive momentum from this contest carries over to Saturday’s Premier League tilt against Chelsea.
Chelsea enters its Manchester City matchup after dropping a tough 1-0 decision to Swansea City in Premier League play. It’s a frustrating season for Chelsea, but defeating Manchester City would provide solace for its passionate fan base. According to international ticket reseller Ticketbis, Manchester City vs. Chelsea tickets start at $125.18. This match will be played at Stamford Bridge in London, England. Ticket prices for Manchester City vs. Chelsea are currently the least expensive Chelsea tickets available for the rest of the season. Fans should act now to lock in great ticket deals on Ticketbis.