Posted by admin on January 5, 2021
Manchester City defeated Chelsea 3-1 at the Stamford Bridge in their Premier League clash on Sunday.
Chelsea press high but their attack was marred with series of poor passes, though Manchester City maintained a perfect defence line to ensure the host never done any many damaged in the opening 15 minutes.
The first opportunity fell on the path of Manchester City but Kevin de Bruyne narrowly missed the chance.
Manchester City made up for the lost chance with a perfect twist from Ilkay Gundogan in the heart of Chelsea defence and unleashed a perfect shot that was out of the reach of goalkeeper Mendy in the 18th minute.
Manchester City worked their way into Chelsea defence and swift passes from the visitors made the defence motionless and Phil Folden tapped in the ball from close range to make it 2-0 in the 20th minute.
Manchester City was gifted with a with counter attacker after Chelsea defence all went out for a free-kick, Raheem Sterling was left with N’Golo Kante to beat and he rounded up Mendy after taking the whole time in the world to find the angle only to be denied by the pole, but De Bruyne was in the right position to put the ball into the net.
Manager Frank Lampard introduced Tammy Abraham and Gilmour as Hakim Ziyech and Kante made way for the fresh imports.
Pep Guardiola brought in Fernandinho to replace Gundogan in the 74th minute in a bid to add more solidity to the midfield.
Hudson -Odoi scored a consolation goal to make it 3-1 for the Blues in the additional time of the match.
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