Gabriel Jesús and Phil Foden in the dispute for a ball with Thiago Silva during Chelsea-City

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Pep's revenge! City take 'revenge' on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

Published:26/09/2021 - 00:18h

Updated:26/09/2021 - 08:34h

Manchester City signed an exhibition against Chelsea, which ended with a deserved victory at Stamford Bridge, to 'take revenge' after the Champions League final

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This Saturday confronted in the Stamford Bridge two of the most important candidates in the fight by the title of the Premier League and those who have a big recent history by the clash in the final of the Champions League, that won Chelsea by the minimum in front of a Manchester City that did not achieve to surpass the approach of Thomas Tuchel. Nevertheless, in the Stamford Bridge the things were very different and the ones of Pep Guardiola dominated to a group 'blue' strangely passive and conservative.

The party was very contested and Gabriel Jesús was the attendant to put the differences in the marker. Before the hour of party, the 'citizen' hunted a rebound, to turn and put the balloon between the legs dcon included rebound in a defender 'blue'. It was, curiously, the first finish to door of the City, that allowed to open the tin and open the way so that they arrived opportunity after opportunity in the area of Eduard Mendy.

Jesús almost increased the difference when Thiago Silva cleared his shot in the line of goal, whereas Aymeric Laporte could also have marked, after a lateral fault that fell him to the Spanish defence but his finish did not go between the sticks. Mendy, that even when it suffers stands out , saved the clearest occasion in a one against one with Jack Grealish, but the guardameta local won the duel.

It was an ideal beginning for a crucial week for the City, that already have to happen the page and prepare the party in front of the Paris Saint-Germain (Tuesday, 21:00 hours) in the Park of the Princes, by the phase groups of the Champions League, to close the 'week of the death' with a crash in front of the Liverpool in Anfield, next Sunday.

The words of Pep Guardiola

After surpassing to Chelsea in the Stamford Bridge, Pep Guardiola turned into the trainer with more victories in the history of the Manchester City, surpassing the mark of Them McDowall (221). It has not wanted to celebrate so much his new attainment like the staged of his team, that was very positive. "Today we have played like a team, helping to the mate, running by the mate and going through it the mate. These days am seeing Ryder Cup and see how compenetran. It is something beautiful also when you play to the football. They are alone three points, but have played very well", stood out the one of Santpedor.

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