29 May 2021 – Porto
Today is the final of the Champions’ league match to be played between Chelsea against Manchester City in Porto, Portugal. It is the first time Manchester City has reached the finals of the Champions League. The rival Chelsea has won the Champions League defeating Bayern Munich in 2012.
Both the teams have played exceptionally well this season and deserved to be in the finals. Chelsea defeated the 13 times champion Real Madrid in the semi-finals with an aggregate score of 3-1. Manchester City had defeated PSG 4-1 in aggregate.
The performance of the two finalists in this year Champion’s league has been summarized in the table below. Looking at the stats, there is a neck-to-neck competition, but Manchester City is favourite by a little margin. Manchester City has won the English Premier League title earlier this year. In the head-to-head between the two teams, Chelsea has an advantage, having won two times, defeating 1-0 in the FA cup semi-finals and with a score of 2-1 in the premier league match. Manchester City won once this season against Chelsea.
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Who is your favourite to win today? Will Manchester City take away another title this year or the Men in Blues emerge as champions?
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