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Manchester City end Chelsea’s unbeaten start to season

Cityzens take 2nd spot in Premier League with 1-0 away win against London team

Selcuk Bugra Gokalp   | 25.09.2021
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Manchester City defeated Chelsea 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Defending Premier League champions, Manchester City, put an impressive display from the start. Chelsea's Thiago Silva replaced Reece James, who went off with an injury in the 29th minute.

The Cityzens’ efforts paid off as Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus scored in the 53rd minute.

This marks the first victory of Manchester City against Chelsea in their last four games against each other and ended Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the season.


Man United lose to Aston Villa with late goal

Manchester United lost 1-0 to Aston Villa at Old Trafford on Saturday. Both teams missed chances early on the game.

United got unlucky as Luke Shaw was forced off by injury just before the half time and Harry Maguire in the second half of the game.

Header of Aston Villa's Kortney Hause brought a late lead to his team and Manchester United could not score until the end of the game.

Manchester United dropped to fourth spot in Premier League with 13 points after their first defeat this season.

Brentford claim thrilling 3-3 draw against Liverpool

Brentford held Premier League leaders Liverpool to a dramatic 3-3 draw at Brentford Community Stadium on Saturday.

Ethan Pinnock brought lead to Brentford at 27th minute with Diogo Jota of Liverpool equalizing the score four minutes later.

Egyptian star Mohamed Salah made it 2-1 for Liverpool in the 54th minute of the game but they couldn't keep the lead as Vitaly Janelt of Brentford equalized the score in the 63rd minute.

Just four minutes after the goal, Curtis Jones brought the lead to The Reds once more but Yoane Wissa’s equalizer disappointed Liverpool again.

In week 6, Chelsea are in the third spot with 13 points, while Manchester City ranked second with goal difference in the table which is led by Liverpool with 14 points.

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