This weekend’s big Premier League fixture takes place on Sunday. Chelsea face champions Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
It’s all change in the dugout for the home side, with Rafael Benitez replacing Roberto Di Matteo in the Blues hot seat.
The Spaniard enjoyed mixed results in his first spell in English football at Liverpool, but endured a horrible tenure in charge of Italian giants Inter. His Chelsea side need to recover from a run of five games without victory.
Manchester City regained top spot in the Premier League table last weekend, hammering Aston Villa 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium. Argentinian duo Carlos Tevez and Sergio Aguero both scored a brace as the Citizens moved above arch-rivals Manchester United in the table.
Chelsea are in need of a win, as they are now four points behind Manchester United in the Premier League table.
Manchester United have a chance to extend their lead at the top as they play on Saturday afternoon. United host rock bottom QPR at Old Trafford. The Hoops have been woeful in recent months and boss Mark Hughes paid the price by being fired on Friday morning.
QPR have a woeful away record, taking just three points from a possible 57 on the road since their return to the Premier League last season.
Elsewhere, West Brom visit Sunderland’s Stadium of Light in the early kick-off on Saturday. The Baggies could move up to third place in the table with a victory in the North East. If Steve Clarke’s side lose though Everton are breathing down their necks for fourth place.
The Toffees host in-form Norwich at Goodison Park looking to recover from their surprise away day defeat to Reading last time out. Everton are without influential Belgian Marouane Fellaini though.
Other Premier League fixtures:
Stoke vs. Fulham
Wigan vs. Reading
Aston Villa vs. Arsenal
Swansea vs. Liverpool
Southampton vs. Newcastle
Tottenham vs. West Ham
Can Rafa Benitez claim victory in his first game as Chelsea boss?
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