Chelsea 2-0 ended Manchester City unbeaten record.Premier League 16th round of a focus battle at Stamford Bridge stadium, Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-0 at home, Hazard assisted Kanté and Luiz scored. Manchester City unbeaten to the top of the list, the league’s 7-game winning streak and 21 games unbeaten across the season were ended.
Manchester City last season two 1-0 double-kill Chelsea, the season’s charity shield also won two cups. Nearly 4 times in Manchester City, the Stamford Bridge was defeated only once. The history of the Premier League in the history of 42 games, Chelsea 24 wins, 7 draws and 11 losses prevail, including 12 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses at home. The history of the two sides confronted 158 games, Chelsea 64 wins, 39 draws and 55 losses prevailed.
Both sides have no fronts, and Pedro, Jorginho, Luiz and Kovačić changed against each other. On the Manchester City side, Sterling and Laporte played alternately.
Both sides appeared cautious after the opening. Jorginho missed the ball in the midfield, Silva made a deflect in the left side of the penalty area, and Sterling rushed into the Kepa 10 yards. Since then, the game has been impasse, Manchester City’s tightness has brought trouble to Chelsea’s offensive organization, and Chelsea’s solid defense has not given Manchester City an offensive space.
In the 32nd minute, Mahrez passed straight, and Sane’s small angle shot from the left side of the penalty area was rescued by Keeper, and Silva missed the left side of the penalty area. Then Sterling lightly wiped Alonso and cut into the right side of the penalty area. Sane’s shot from the left side of the penalty area was blocked by Azpilicueta. Corner kicked out of the corner and Bernardo nodded the ball and slammed the door.
In the 45th minute, Chelsea broke the deadlock with the first shot of the game. Willian was pushed out on the left side of the penalty area. Alonso passed the ball. Hazard passed the left side of the penalty area. Kanté was the first time before the 14 yards in the game. Push the upper corner into the net.
Willian shot directly from the free kick 25 yards and was rescued by Ederson. Kanté counterattacked the pass and Willian’s low shot on the edge of the penalty area was confiscated. Jesus replaced Sané. Manchester City stepped up the attack, Mahrez shot from the right side of the penalty area was blocked, Stones corner kick in the head of the ball missed. Walker’s free kick from 25 yards was saved by Keeper.
Willian passed the ball and Pedro’s low shot in front of the penalty area was confiscated. Barkley replaced the injured Kovačić. Silva was also injured by Gündoğan. Cheek replaced Willian. Chelsea extended the score in the 78th minute, Barkley’s outside shot hit Mahrez out of the bottom line, Azar took the corner, Luiz headed the ball from the close range and hit the cross under the crossbar, 2-0. Pedro made a cross from the right and Barkley missed the ball in front of the penalty area. In the 94th minute, Keeper made a mistake, but he saved the shot of Jesús on the edge of the penalty area.
Chelsea (4-3-3): 1-Kepa; 28-Azpilicueta, 30-Luiz, 2-Rüdiger, 3-Alonso; 7-Kanté, 5-Jorginho , 17-Kovačić (65′, 8-Bakley); 11-Pedro, 10-Hazard (90′, 18-Giroud), 22-Willian (75′, 12-Cheek)
Manchester City (4-3-3): 31-Ederson; 2-Walker, 5-Stones, 14-Laporte, 18-Delph; 20-Bernado, 25-Fernandinho, 21-Silva (68′, 8- Gündoğan); 26-Mahrez, 7-Sterling, 19-Sané (53′, 33-Jesus)