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5 Reasons why Chelsea could destroy Manchester City today

Anirudh Menon
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Manchester City v Chelsea - Premier League
Will Conte be smiling at the end of the game today?

Manchester City travel to Chelsea today in what could be a vital clash at the top of the table - for those of you with short memories, it was City's capitulation to Chelsea at the Etihad that proved to be the turning point in the Citizens charge to the Premier League title last season.

With most pundits tipping City and Guardiola for the title this time around as well, they land at Stamford Bridge as firm favourites.. but conventional wisdom may not hold much ground today.

Here are five reasons why Chelsea will triumph in this top of the table clash


#5. Chelsea are at the top of their game

Atletico Madrid v Chelsea FC - UEFA Champions League
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Chelsea dominated Atletico Madrid to such an extent that even Steven Gerard admitted that he'd never seen anyone play better against Atletico - one of the top five sides in Europe - and they have been well worth their money ever since they recovered from the early season blips of losing the Community Shield and the Burnley debacle, which had several experts running to the hills crying disaster, but the backs-against-the-door performance against Tottenham was the prelude to a revival that has seen them close the gap at the top to just 3 points.

With all the components of the team - defense, midfield, and attack shining in unison, they will take some stopping!

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