GRAHAM POTTER faces his toughest opponent yet as Chelsea look to have next to no chance against serial winners Manchester City today, with Raheem Sterling returning to the Etihad.
The Citizens come into the match off the back of an incredible 2-1 victory over Fulham, with the ten-men scoring a late penalty to beat the Cottagers.
Chelsea, on the other hand, were incredibly disappointing against Arsenal as they whimpered to a loss in the London derby on Sunday.
However, now is a chance for Potter to show that his side have what it takes to compete against the top teams as they face Man City at the Etihad in the Carabao Cup third round.
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When is Man City vs Chelsea?
- Pep Guardiola's side face Chelsea TODAY, Wednesday, November 9.
- The match will kick-off from 8pm UK time.
- The Etihad Stadium will host the clash, with a capacity of 53,400.
Where to watch Man City vs Chelsea?
- The game will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football.
- Sky customers can live stream the match on the Sky Go app, which is available for download on your mobile or tablet device.
- The coverage is set to get underway from 7:30pm UK time.
What is the latest team news?
The hosts will be without Kalvin Phillips after his shoulder operation, while Kyle Walker will also miss the match after surgery on a groin injury.
Joao Cancelo will also be absent from the clash after receiving a straight red card against Fulham on the weekend and will serve a suspension.
Chelsea are without a handful of players through injury as they face the tough trip to Manchester.
Reece James, Ben Chilwell, N'Golo Kante, Wesley Fofana and Kepa Arrizabalaga will not return to action for Chelsea before the World Cup later this month.
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Elsewhere, the likes of Carney Chukwuemeka, Kalidou Koulibaly and Mateo Kovacic have struggled for fitness of late but could make the squad.
Reports believe that former Arsenal youngster Omari Hutchinson could be called up to first team action after making the move to Stamford Bridge in the summer.
The story of the clash is Sterling returning to Man City after his summer move to Stamford Bridge.
- Man City to win – 2/5
- Draw – 15/4
- Chelsea to win – 5/1
Odds courtesy of Betfair and correct at time of writing.
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