The biggest game in the world is set to take place at the Dragao stadium, Portugal on the 30th of May. Manchester City is going to compete against Chelsea in an all-English final for the UCL. Man City will be looking to add a UCL trophy to their already stellar trophy cabinet, Despite their success in their domestic league in recent seasons, the Champions League is the one they desire. While Chelsea will look to spoil City’s party as they did in the 2012 final against Bayern.
Champions league Potential Lineup
Ederson is expected to start in goal with a backline of stones, Ruben Diaz, Walker and Zinchenko. Bernardo Silva, Fernandinho and Gundogan are expected to slot into the midfield. Finally, a staller attack of de Bruyne, Mahrez and Foden. Formation : 4-3-3
Mendy is going to start in goal with a backline of Christensen, Thiago Silva and Rüdiger.Azpilicueta and Chilwell are expected to play as wingbacks with a midfield two of Jorginho and Kanté. A young attacking line of Havertz, Werner and Mount Formation : 3 – 4 -3
Road to the Final
Group Stage – Group C Winner
Round of 16 – 4-0 vs Borussia Monchengladbach
Quarter Final – 4-2 vs Borussia Dortmund
Semi-Final – 4-1 vs PSG
Group Stage – Group E Winner
Round of 16 – 4-0 vs Atletico
Quarter Final – 4-2 vs FC Porto
Semi-Final – 4-1 vs Real Madrid
Style of Play
The English Champions led by Pep Guardiola are arguably the best team in the world. An Attacking team with a stable defense, City are well covered in all departments. Their versatility was personified in the semi-final against PSG, in the second leg after City took the lead, they managed to completely shut down the likes of Neymar and di Maria thanks to the brilliance of their star defender Ruben Diaz. Guardiola’s team are a slight favorite to win the title.
Chelsea led by Thomas, are a side built on their brilliant defense. Their defensive strength was personified against Real Madrid in the semi-final where they completely shut out Real’s attack. If Chelsea can keep it tight at the defense, they have a good shot at the title.
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