Chelsea vs. Manchester City Preview: 4 Reasons the Blues Will Beat the Citizens

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Chelsea vs. Manchester City Preview: 4 Reasons the Blues Will Beat the Citizens
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Chelsea FC have turned a corner under interim manager Roberto Di Matteo. His four straight wins in all competitions ties Andre Villas-Boas’ longest win streak during his tenure in charge at Stamford Bridge. When Di Matteo pulls off the victory against Manchester City this Wednesday at the Etihad Stadium, it will be the team’s longest winning streak on the season.

When the teams met for the first time back in December, Chelsea came away with a 2-1 win at home after City lost Gael Clichy to a red card. It was the first time City had shown weakness all season.

The trip up north will probably be a bit more difficult and it's unlikely the second-place team will play a man down again. However, the ultimate result will be the same—three points for Chelsea as they continue to push for that final Champions League spot and further embarrassment for the Sky Blues after folding under pressure.

Here are four reasons why this will happen.

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