Manchester City v Chelsea, 03 December 2016

Score3-1 to Chelsea
RefereeAnthony Taylor
CompetitionPremier League
VenueEtihad Stadium
Attendance54,457
Kick-off: 12.30pm Following a plane crash on Monday 28 November in Colombia that killed 71, a minute's silence was held before every football match this weekend. Football's world governing body FIFA also requested that all players wear black armbands in remembrance. Nineteen of the dead were members of the Chapecoense Football Club from Brazil on their way to play the first leg of the Copa Sudamericana final in Medelin, Colombia. Willian's goal was the 200th that Chelsea had scored against Manchester City in league games.

Goals:

Gary Cahill own goal 45 OG

Goals:

Diego Costa 60 G
Willian 70 G
Eden Hazard 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo
Defender John Stones
Midfielder David Silva
Midfielder Fernandinho
Midfielder İlkay Gündogan
Midfielder Jesús Navas
Midfielder/Forward Kevin De Bruyne
Midfielder/Forward Leroy Sané
Forward Sergio Agüero

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois
Defender Marcos Alonso
Defender/Centre back Gary Cahill
Defender/Midfielder César Azpilicueta
Defender/Midfielder David Luiz
Midfielder Cesc Fàbregas
Midfielder Eden Hazard
Midfielder N'Golo Kanté
Midfielder Pedro
Midfielder/Forward Victor Moses
Forward Diego Costa

Substitutions:

Gaël Clichy for Leroy Sané 69
Yaya Touré for İlkay Gündogan 76
Kelechi Iheanacho for John Stones 78

Substitutions:

Willian for Pedro 50
Nathaniel Chalobah for Diego Costa 85
Michy Batshuayi for Eden Hazard 90

Cards:

Nicolás Otamendi 17 Y
Jesús Navas 81 Y
Sergio Agüero 90 R
Fernandinho 90 R

Cards:

N'Golo Kanté 49 Y
Cesc Fàbregas 90 Y
Nathaniel Chalobah 90 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Willy Caballero
Defender Bakary Sagna
Defender Pablo Zabaleta
Defender/Left back Gaël Clichy
Midfielder Fernando
Midfielder Yaya Touré

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Asmir Begović
Defender Ola Aina
Defender/Midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah
Defender/Midfielder Branislav Ivanović
Midfielder Oscar
Midfielder Willian
Forward Michy Batshuayi

Comments:

League position: 4th This was the first time that Manchester City had lost a Premier League home game that they had been leading since 12 April 2009 in a 3-1 defeat by Fulham. City had now conceded a total of 901 goals in the Premier League. Chelsea had conceded 903 but played 190 more games. They had now kept only two clean sheets in their last 17 Premier League games. Sergio Aguero was sent off in the sixth minute of added time in the second-half. Fernandinho was sent off in the seventh minute of added time in the second-half.

Comments:

League position: 1st Chelsea had now won eight consecutive Premier League games in the same season for the first time since April 2007 when they won nine in the row. They had now conceded two goals in their last eight Premier League games. The Blues now had 19 points more than at the same stage (14 games) in the previous season when they were in 14th position. Michy Batshuayi replaced Eden Hazard in the fourth minute of added time in the second-half. Nathaniel Chalobah was booked in the eighth minute of added time in the second-half. Cesc Fabregas was booked in the eighth minute of added time in the second-half.