Manchester City look to keep momentum going against Chelsea

Manchester City will attempt to keep their place atop the Premier League table and avoid a letdown on Sunday against visiting Chelsea, after sealing a place in the knockout phase of the UEFA Champions League. City (9-2-0, 27 points) secured their passage with a 3-0 win at Young Boys in Switzerland on Tuesday, keeping their record perfect in Group G. And while it was a largely expected accomplishment for the tournament’s defending champions, manager Pep

Ex-Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino returns with Chelsea

Tottenham Hotspur may be playing to keep their place near the top of the Premier League table on Monday, but most of the focus will be on visiting Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino in his first return to Spurs since departing the club. Pochettino has gotten mixed results in his first season with Chelsea (3-4-3, 12 points), and at times the quality of play appears to have improved without a similar improvement in results. Finding production

Old friends coaching on opposite sides when Arsenal faces Chelsea

Mikel Arteta will attempt to guide Arsenal to their fourth consecutive win at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge on Saturday, but the Spanish manager knows it will be a difficult task against a side managed by good friend Mauricio Pochettino. The two were once teammates as players for Paris St Germain — when Arteta was a teenager and Pochettino was a seasoned veteran — and formed a bond that has continued to this day. Yet they’ve rarely