The match of the date Premier League was played this Sunday at Stamford Bridge between Chelsea y Manchester City. Moisés Caicedo He started as a starter for the Blues to share the midfield with Enzo Fernández and Conor Gallagher. There was no shortage of emotions in the Blues stadium in a match that ended 4-4.
The first 45 minutes were very busy with the two teams sharing the ball and the advantage on the scoreboard. City started the match in a better way with high pressure when Chelsea came out and with Jeremy Doky they began to do damage on the left. At 25 minutes this paid off with a penalty by Marc Cucurella on Erling Haaland, which was sanctioned by the VAR after the review. The same Norwegian striker was in charge of executing it and making it 1-0.
Chelsea did not feel the impact of the goal and went out to look for an equalizer. Thiago Silva quickly equalized the actions at 29′ with a great header after anticipating a corner kick, beating his marker and with a very good technical gesture putting the ball away from Ederson to beat him and score the 1-1. The Blues had a positive mood and began to dominate City. At 37 minutes Raheem Sterling put Mauricio Pochettino’s team ahead after a mistake by Josko Gvardiol who lost sight of the ball and left a rebound for Reece James in the Citizens’ area. The Chelsea full-back sent a cross for Sterling, who scored first to make it 2-1.
When it seemed that the Blues had the advantage at half-time, City equalized the scores. The visitor played a corner kick in color that messed up Chelsea’s defense, and Manuel Akanji appeared alone to finish with a header and make it 2-2, the score with which they went to half-time.
At the start of the second half, City took the lead again. The Citizens came out with a side at the height of their area and came out with the ball clean, taking it from left to right. Chelsea were in a bad position and after an attempted advance by Moisés Caicedo, they were left hand in hand with the City forwards and Julián Álvarez sent a cross for Haaland, who took the ball ahead and made it 3-2.
In the 67th minute, Chelsea equalized the scores through Nico Jackson, who netted a rebound in the City area to make it 3-3. Malo Gusto had the opportunity to take the lead with a one-on-one with Ederson, but his shot went over the goal. At the end of the match, City scored 4-3 after a shot by Rodri that deflected off Thiago Silva, leaving Robert Sánchez with no options.
In the 92nd minute, Rúben Días committed a penalty against Armando Broja after sweeping into the area and taking down the Chelsea forward. Cole Palmer took charge of executing it and scored 4-4 with a good open shot out of Emerson’s reach.. The scoreboard did not move again and the points ended up being distributed in a match with many emotions.
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