Chelsea faces Manchester City in the big final of the Carabao Cup
We are taking our attention to the Wembley Stadium in London, where Chelsea faces Manchester City in the big final of the Carabao Cup. Let’s take a look at this great fixture in our vip soccer predictions today.
Chelsea reached the final of the competition after eliminating Tottenham Hotspur during the 1/2-finals. The Blues lost the first game at Wembley with 0-1, but in the second leg at the Stamford Bridge they won via penalty kicks. In the regular time the match ended 2-1 for Chelsea, after N’Golo Kante and Eden Hazard scored for the home side. Fernando Llorente’s goal for Spurs took the game to penalty kicks, where Chelsea did better and reached the final.
Right now the situation is difficult for Chelsea’s manager Maurizio Sarri. The Italian tactician is criticized a lot because Chelsea’s results since the beginning of the season. Recently Chelsea suffered a humilating 0-6 defeat from Manchester City. Soon after this they got beaten by Manchester United for the FA Cup. And in same time they are out of the title race in the Premier League. There’s a big chance that Sarri won’t continue for the next season.
Meanwhile Manchester City continue to fight for four trophies in four different competitions. This is the first one they can win on Sunday. During the 1/2-finals of Carabao Cup City scored 10 goals against Burton Albion for 180 minutes. The Cityzens are the current holders of the Carabao Cup, so now they will try to defend their title on Sunday.
These are our vip soccer predictions today for the Carabao Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester City on Sunday night. Based on both teams’ shape at the moment, Manchester City are favourites. But this is a final and everything could happen.