Sunday sees the 162nd competitive meeting between Manchester City and Chelsea when the two clubs go head-to-head at The Etihad Stadium.

Results have largely been mixed over the years, although it is the home side who will be the red-hot favourites to take the three points on Sunday given their recent form.

Ahead of the match, we take a look at some of the facts and figures which surround this fixture which is competed by two proud clubs of the English game.

67 – Chelsea have beaten Manchester City on 67 occasions, that’s 12 more victories than defeats against the reigning English Premier League champions

1 – The Blues have won just one of their last four matches against Manchester City, although that came last time out when Chelsea won the reverse fixture 2-0

4 – Four Spaniards started Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Manchester City in December, those players being Kepa Arrizabalaga, Marcos Alonso, Cesar Azpilicueta and Pedro

20 – Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva, who wears the number 20 shirt, netted the only goal as his side beat Chelsea 1-0 at The Etihad Stadium in last season’s English Premier League fixture

1907 – The first meeting between the two sides at Stamford Bridge in 1907 finished 2-2 in-front of approximately 50,000 fans

21 – Chelsea ended Manchester City’s 21-game unbeaten run with a 2-0 victory at Stamford Bridge in December

13 – Despite losing to Chelsea in their last meeting, Manchester City had 13 corners in the match compared to Chelsea’s one

5 – Chelsea have failed to keep a clean sheet on each of their last five visits to The Etihad Stadium

10 – Manchester City’s number 10, Sergio Aguero, netted both goals as his side beat Chelsea 2-0 in this season’s FA Community Shield at Wembley

16 – None of the last 16 meetings between Manchester City and Chelsea have ended goalless

The latest meeting is scheduled to kick-off at 4pm on Sunday afternoon and will be screened live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League channels.

About Author

I am Dan Pentland and I am a York City season ticket holder and volunteer for men's health charity Prostate Cancer UK. In May 2015, I completed my childhood dream of visiting all 92 Football League grounds. Follow me on Twitter @DanPentlandpcuk and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dpentlandawaydayspcuk/

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