Mauricio Pochettino has pulled off a handful of famous upsets over Pep Guardiola over the years, and with Chelsea showing signs of progress, today's clash is poised very nicely indeed. Don't forget: you can watch your local stream from anywhere with a VPN.
Chelsea team: Sanchez, James, Cucurella, Disasi, Thiago Silva, Caicedo, Fernandez, Palmer, Gallagher, Sterling, Jackson
Man City team: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Gvardiol, Akanji, Rodri, Foden, Silva, Alvarez, Doku, Haaland
Chelsea have now won five of their last seven games, a run of form that suggests Pochettino’s expensively assembled collection of bright young things might finally be beginning to gel.
The 4-1 victory over nine-man Tottenham on Monday rather flattered the Blues, but despite the naysayers – some are calling it the worst hat-trick ever scored – Nicolas Jackson’s triple should do his confidence the world of good.
Guardiola has been making a lot of noise about injuries to the likes of Kevin de Bruyne and John Stones, but with two or three world-class players available to him at pretty much every position, Man City will likely survive this particular crisis.
Erling Haaland has been off-color by his standards but has still netted 15 goals in 16 games, including two in midweek against – perhaps ominously – Young Boys, while summer signing Jeremy Doku has already established himself as one of the most destructive players in the league.
You’ll need to watch a Chelsea vs Man City live stream to see how the game plays out, and we’ve got all the details you need down below. Make sure you don’t miss any of the EPL action by checking out our full how to watch Premier League live streams hub.
How to watch the Chelsea vs Man City live stream wherever you are
The Chelsea vs Man City live stream will be shown on many different channels across the world, but what if you're not in your home country and still want to watch it on your usual service?
The answer is to use a VPN, or virtual private network. A VPN will let you tune into your home coverage from wherever you are — meaning that if you're abroad, you can use one of the best VPN services to watch the games live as if you were in your lounge.
Our favorite right now is ExpressVPN, thanks to its combination of superb speed, great customer service and excellent device support. It also offers a no-questions-asked 30-day money-back guarantee, so you could check it out without having to sign up long-term.
Speed, security and simplicity combine to make ExpressVPN our favorite VPN service. In our testing, we were impressed by its fast connection times and by its ability to access more than 3,000 services in 160 locations across 94 countries. A 30-day money-back guarantee is another bonus.
Using a VPN is incredibly simple.
1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, ExpressVPN is our favorite.
2. Choose the location you wish to connect to in the VPN app. For instance, if you're in the U.K. and want to view a U.S. service, you'd select U.S. from the list.
3. Sit back and enjoy the action. Head to Sling TV or another service to watch the game.
How to watch the Chelsea vs Man City live stream in the U.S.
Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Chelsea vs Man City live stream on USA Network, which is available with most cable TV packages.
Not got cable? For cord-cutters, one option is Sling TV. The Sling Blue package is priced from $40 per month and it comes with more than 30 channels including USA.
Or you could go for Fubo. Its Pro Plan costs $75 per month but gives you 121 channels, including USA, plus lots more for sports fans to enjoy. USA is also included in YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV and DirecTV Stream.
If you're outside of the U.S. but have one of these subscriptions, you can watch the Chelsea vs Man City live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.
Sling TV's Blue package comes with 30-plus channels, including NBC and USA Network. It usually costs $45 per month but new users often get 50% off their first month.
If you love sports, you might want to check out Fubo. It's got a 7-day free trial so you don't need to pay up front and has dozens of sports channels, including NBC and USA Network.
How to watch the Chelsea vs Man City live stream in the U.K.
Sky Sports has the Chelsea vs Man City live stream in the U.K., so if you already have a Sky subscription that doesn't include Sports, you'll need to pay £15/month to add those channels. The game will be shown on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League.
Whichever package you go for, you'll also gain access to coverage in 4K and HDR, so long as you also have an HDR-ready Sky Q box and HLG-compatible TV.
Sky Glass is another option. This gives you Sky TV within a 4K TV that has a built-in Dolby Atmos soundbar, and without the need for a dish. Prices start at £14/month for the TV, plus a Sky sub on top of that.
If you don't want to shell out for a full Sky subscription, you could also consider Sports Membership from the Now streaming service. This gives you 24-hour access for £11.98 or month-long access for £34.99. And right now there's a special offer where if you commit to a year, you pay the equivalent of £26 a month.
All sounds great, right? But if you're not in the U.K., you can still follow the Chelsea vs Man City live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN.
How to watch the Chelsea vs Man City live stream in Canada
Canadians can watch the Chelsea vs Man City live stream on Fubo, the home of Premier League soccer in Canada.
The Essentials plan gets you all Premier League matches, as well as games in Ligue 1, Serie A and the Coppa Italia plus 29 channels including BeINSports and MLB Network. It costs CAN$24.99 per month, but you can save up to 26% by purchasing an annual plan.
The Premium plan, priced at $39.99 per month, includes Premier League matches in 4K, as well as 20 entertainment channels.
Canadians stuck abroad who still want their low-price alternative can use a VPN such as ExpressVPN to trick their streaming device into thinking it's back in the great white north.
How to watch the Chelsea vs Man City live stream in Australia
Aussies can watch the Chelsea vs Man City live stream on Optus Sport, which has the rights to all 380 Premier League games this season. Optus can be accessed via a dedicated mobile or tablet app, and also on Chromecast and Apple TV and costs $24.99 AUD per month. An Annual Pass is also available for $199 AUD/year.
Not in Australia right now? You can simply use a VPN to watch all the action on your Optus account, as if you were back home.
How to watch the Chelsea vs Man City live stream in New Zealand
Kiwis can access the Chelsea vs Man City live stream via Sky Sport. This costs $60.98 NZD per month, or you could go for the Sky Sport Now service, which gives you just the Sport channels but for a reduced cost of $24.99 per week, $44.99 per month, or $449.99 per year.
Not at home in New Zealand right now? You can still follow every game by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN.