Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City: Game On In The Title Race As Citizens Lose Unbeaten Record (Photos & Highlights)

Alan Duffy

12th, December 2011


By Alan Duffy

Chelsea – Manchester City – Premier League – 12th December 2011

Billed by a number of footballing ‘wits’ as El Cashico and the Oil Firm Derby, this clash of the billionaires’ playthings was always going to be a dramatic affair.

Super/Mad Mario opened the scoring with less than two minutes on the clock, after clever work from Sergio Aguero, but despite being over-run by the visitors for the first half-hour,  Chelsea managed to get back into the game on 34 minutes, courtesy of a  Raul Meireles strike from a Daniel Sturridge cut-back.

Former City-boy Sturridge was giving left-back Gael Clichy a torrid time, with the former Arsenal man resorting to hauling down the fleet-footed striker early in the second-half. The former Arsenal man

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