Red Mist Descends On Eithad As Man City See Two Players Sent Off In 3-1 Defeat To Chelsea (Video)

Alan Duffy

3rd, December 2016

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Table-toppers Chelsea made it eight league wins in a row on Saturday, with the Blues deservedly beating fellow title-rivals Manchester City 3-1 at the Etihad.

To make matters worse for Pep Guardiola and co, both Sergio Aguero and Fernandino saw red in a mighty fracas at the end of the game.

Chelsea went behind at the end of the first-half, courtesy of a Gary Cahill own-goal.

However, after the break, the visitors were much the better side, catching the Citizens out on the break time and time again.

Not long after Kevin De Bruyne saw an effort crash off the crossbar, Chelsea found themselves level after Diego Costa outmuscled Nicolas Otamendi to fire home.

On 70 minutes, sub Willian put Antonio Conte’s men into the lead, before Eden Hazard sealed the deal with another goal from a break.

Things would go from bad to worse for the home side just before the end, with Aguero initially sent off for a wild lunge on David Luiz, which will see the Argentine striker serve a long ban.

That incident sparked a classic fracas, with players and coaching staff all involved. Ultimately, Fernandinho would also receive his marching orders for attacking Cesc Fabregas, who stayed impressively cool.

The win saw Chelsea end the day three points clear at the top of the table. As for City, they drop to fourth, four points behind the Blues.

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  1. oz says:

    cesc slaps fernandinhio. he is not as cool as one can think. he deserves a ban too.

  2. Moz says:

    grow up Oz. was a love tap.

  3. Nuno says:

    It was more than a love tap, but was justified given Fernandinho was grabbing him by the throat at first. Definitely not a ban as I see it, or everybody in that fracas would need to have one too (and Aguero a 10-game ban)

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