MANCHESTER – Formula Antonio Conte continues to prove effective when Chelsea remains the Premier League after coming from behind to tame Manchester City 3-1 in a lively and thrilling action at the Etihad Stadium today with all the goals were scored by players of The Blues.
More sweet not only the victim but City made the victory also allowed Chelsea to extend winning record for the eighth time in a row in the league.
However interesting match was contaminated at the end of the game when a fight broke out involving two teams of two players who led the City, Sergio Aguero and Fernandinho sent off simultaneously. Aguero got a red card for a hard tackle on David Silva and Cesc Fabregas Fernandinho because strangle following an incident in the last minute of injury time it was.
Although City more attacking and created a lot of chances to score, Chelsea smarter opportunity through enhanced counter-attack Diego Costa in the 60th minute, Willian (70 minutes) and Eden Hazard (90 minutes).
City, however, first open the scoring but were forced to wait until the end of the first half to find the net for an own goal by Chelsea defender Gary Cahill.
Cahill in order to prevent the cross, which deflected the ball failed to reach goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in the 45th minute.
Chelsea changed the game once the second half started and the results Conte’s men three times to penetrate the fortress City when the hosts eager to cram.
City tried to find an equalizer after that with continued to press but found great defense led Chelsea Silva impenetrable. Step by Pep Guardiola brought in Yaya Toure also failed to change the situation.
With this win, Chelsea with 34 points from 14 matches will not be able to be intercepted by any team so far even if nearest challengers Liverpool win over Bournemouth tomorrow.
City remained in third place behind Liverpool with 30 points. If Liverpool win, City will be three points behind.
Source : Internet