Manchester City and Chelsea are set to battle it out for a vital three points in the English Premier League with the pair coming together at The Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening.
The home side have failed to meet their manager’s expectations so far this season while Frank Lampard’s Chelsea side are in their best spell of form for several seasons.
Ahead of the match, we took a look at the history books as we summarise Manchester City v Chelsea ‘in numbers’.
1 – Chelsea lead Manchester City by just one point in the English Premier League table
0 – The last meeting was a goalless draw which was played out at Wembley in the Carabao Cup final in February, Manchester City eventually won 4-3 on penalties
6 – Each of the last six meetings have seen at least one side not find the back of the net
3 – Three of the last four meetings at The Etihad Stadium have been won by Manchester City
1907 – The first meeting between these two sides came in 1907 as they played out a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge
7 – Chelsea recorded seven attempts on goal against Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final in February but none hit the target
10 – Manchester City’s number 10, Sergio Aguero, netted a hat-trick as his side defeated Chelsea 6-0 at The Etihad Stadium in the English Premier League last season
25 – Four goals in the opening 25 minutes saw Manchester City race into a 4-0 lead in the same fixture last season
120 – Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga refused to be substituted in the 120th minute of last season’s Carabao Cup final before his side went on to lose the penalty shootout
8 – Chelsea have failed to score in their last eight defeats to Manchester City in all competitions
The latest meeting will take place at 5.30pm on Saturday evening and will be screened live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League Channels.