Everything you need to know ahead of City's Premier League clash with Chelsea...

When and where

The game is set to take place away at Stamford Bridge on Saturday 8 December, kick-off at 5.30pm GMT.

The match is being shown live in the UK via BT Sport. Fans all over the world can find out where they can watch the match with our global TV listings...

Alternatively, you can follow our live Matchday Centre or our Twitter @ManCity for updates throughout the game.

Team news


Pep Guardiola has confirmed Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero are not fit to return to action at Stamford Bridge. 

Claudio Bravo and Benjamin Mendy remain long-term absentees. 


Maurizio Sarri has confirmed Chelsea a clean bill of health, with Mateo Kovacic and Marcos Alonso both fully recovered from their recent issues. 

The last time

The last meeting between the two side came in the Community Shield at Wembley back in May, with City running out 2-0 winners. 

That was our third-straight victory over Chelsea. 

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Referee: Michael Oliver

Assistants: Stuart Burt, Simon Bennett

Fourth official: Andre Marriner

Notable player links

Wayne Bridge, George Weah, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Nicolas Anelka, Tal Ben Haim, Terry Phelan, David Rocastle and Daneil Sturridge.