Despite a difficult start to Manchester City on Saturday evening Premier League match against Chelsea on home ground.
the London club, which had Andreas Christensen on the bench throughout the match, came first on the board, but City came back and won 2-1 in an intense summit.
It was extremely vital in the quest not to be left behind totally in the mesterskabskampen, where Liverpool have gone in the outbreak.
the City came with the victory of 28 points as number three, while Chelsea follows right behind with 26 points. Liverpool have 37, while Leicester as the nearest persecutor has 29.
Chelsea got otherwise the scent of the place, since the N'Golo Kanté after 20 minutes got a long sticking served in depth from Mateo Kovacic and little lucky got intricate the ball past the keeper Ederson and into the goal for 1-0.
But City responded perfectly to the difficult situation. Thus was hjemmeholdets pressure intensified.
Eight minutes later came the City also in front. Riyad Mahrez cut into the box from the right side and placed the ball at the far post to finish between the legs of a Chelsea defender.
City came out for the second half to put things in place, and there were good opportunities to score the goal to 3-1, that would probably crack the Chelsea final.
As when Mahrez after an hour hammered the ball just over the tværribben after an intense City-attacks.
But Chelsea was not ueffen. Ten minutes before the time halvflugtede Willian is an excellent long-range shot towards the goal, and Ederson was just verfet the ball over the goal.
In the referee's stoppage time had Chelsea also a competent frisparksforsøg, who snuck whiff past the post, and instead struck the City then counter, and sent the ball into the goal, but WAS cancelled for offside. A minute, which gave a good picture of the battle's intensity.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 23 November 2019, 20:00