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  • Updated: February 20, 2024

Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea: Key statistics analysis from Premier League showdown

Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea: Key statistics analysis from Pr

Manchester City’s clash with Chelsea was arguably the star match of the weekend in the Premier League.

Despite the tactical enumerations we were expecting to see in this match we know there are key personnel that can determine the outcome of this match.

The likes of Raheem Sterling (for Chelsea) and Rodri (for Manchester City) got the crucial goal for their respective sides in this match.

Following the impact of the match in the Premier League table, Here Allnews.ng evaluates the key statistics from Manchester City’s match with visiting side Chelsea.

Full statistics

Shots on target

  1. (Manchester City) (Chelsea) 6

Manchester City and Chelsea played out a 1-1 draw as hostility ensued with both sides matching each other’s attacking effort in the final third.

It was really obvious as Chelsea had 6 shots on target as regards to Manchester City’s 5 shots on target in the match.

Shots off Target

  1. (Manchester City) (Chelsea) 2

Both teams had varying degrees of missed chances in this epic Premier league duel.

Manchester City missed a couple of chances that would have sealed the home win for them against the Blues.

Whereas Chelsea only had 25 shots off target since they have a higher accuracy in front of goal than Manchester City.

Blocked Shots

  1. (Manchester City) (Chelsea) 1

There was a wide difference in the number of shots blocked by both teams in the contest. The Citizens had a couple of misfiring efforts in the game.

And this would mean that Chelsea would have little to do blocking shots in their area compared to the Manchester City side.

Chelsea had 1 blocked shot in relation to 14 blocked shots Manchester City had in the entire match.


  1. (Manchester City) (Chelsea) 29

Chelsea was second best in the area of ball possession as the citizens dominated proceedings at the end of the game.

It wasn’t a surprise as Pep Guardiola’s side is generally known for their dominance as a team. They controlled 71% of the ball possession against Chelsea.


  1. (Manchester City) (Chelsea) 1

The frenetic contest was expected to produce a lot of corn-kick as both EPL heavy weights competed against each other.

However, it was Manchester City that had most of the corner-kicks as they had 12 corner-kicks in the match.

Chelsea only had 1 corner-kick despite their overall involvement in the match.

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