Chelsea will host Manchester City in a game of the FA Cup Semi-Finals today, April 17, 2021, at 12:30 PM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this exciting derby soccer match, such as predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch or live stream the game.
This will be their 167th overall meeting. Chelsea are by a close margin the better side in head-to-head games, managing 68 wins; Manchester City have emerged victorious 59 times, and 39 games have ended in a draw so far.
Their most recent game was played on January 3, 2021, when Manchester City won 3-0 in the Premier League. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as they meet for the second time this season, this time in the FA Cup.
Chelsea vs Manchester City: Match Information
Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021
Time: 12:30 PM (ET)
Location: Wembley Stadium, London
Chelsea vs Manchester City: Times by State in the US
ET: 12:30 PM
CT: 11:30 AM
MT: 10:30 AM
PT: 9:30 AM
Chelsea vs Manchester City: Storylines
Chelsea have entered the FA Cup in the Round of 32. They faced Morecambe and beat them 4-0, only to set up a meeting with Luton in the next phase. Their next victim got defeated 3-1, as well as Barnsley 1-0. Then, the Stamford Bridge outfit came against Sheffield United in the Quarter-Finals and won 2-0.
Manchester City, meanwhile, faced Birmingham in the last 32, winning 3-0. Next up, the Citizens and Cheltenham met, as the more popular side claimed another win, a 3-1 one. City then clashed with Swansea and won 3-1 one more time. In the Quarter-Finals, Pep Guardiola's players beat Everton 2-0.
These opponents have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to December 7, 1907, and it ended in a 2-2 draw in the League Division One. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who gets to go through to the FA Cup Final.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Chelsea vs Manchester City in the U.S.
The 2020-2021 FA Cup Semi-Finals match between Chelsea and Manchester City, to be played today, at the Wembley Stadium in London, will be broadcasted on ESPN+ in the United States.
Chelsea vs Manchester City: Predictions And Odds
All odds are in favor of Manchester City. FanDuel see them as the absolute favorites to triumph, and they have given them -130 odds. The Blues, meanwhile, have +340 odds to progress to the FA Cup Final, while a tie would result in an equal +230 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel