Pep Guardiola’s facet tackle Antonio Conte’s Blues at Stamford Bridge these days (five.30pm) in what might be City’s largest check of the season thus far.
Chelsea move into the sport having pulled off an unbelievable 2-1 victory away to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League in midweek.
City are filled with self assurance too despite the fact that, and regardless of being with out an injured Sergio Aguero, Guardiola’s facet aren’t in need of targets.
Former Arsenal defender Keown reckons City’s ingenious duo Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva will probably be in for a troublesome afternoon towards Chelsea’s midfield.
With the likes of N’Golo Kante’s power in the center of the park, the pair gained’t get as a lot time at the ball as they’ve been used to.
And Keown believes Guardiola can have stated that and ready his facet in training through the use of smaller pitches.
“Saturday’s match is the perfect chance for Chelsea to show how good they are,” Keown instructed the Daily Mail.
“It is the most important check of the season thus far for Manchester City’s ingenious geniuses Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva.
“Their passing is so excellent however Chelsea may attempt to suffocate them.
“I might no longer be stunned if Guardiola has had City training on smaller pitches to assist their motion.
“However, in point of fact nice avid gamers give themselves time at the ball in any state of affairs.”
A win for Chelsea would put them stage on issues with leaders City.