On Saturday, December 8, at the London stadium “Stamford bridge” in the framework of the 16th round of the championship of England took place this was another super battle Chelsea and Manchester city, in which the Italian team of Maurizio Sarri has caused European rival Shakhtar’s first defeat in the Premier League — 2:0 (Kant, 45, David Luiz, 78). Moreover, the team of Josep Guardiola has not lost in the Premier League since April (eight months ago it was a defeat from “Manchester United” — 2:3) — 21 (!) match in a row. I will add that the midfielder of the national team of Ukraine Alexander Zinchenko, was not even in the application of “citizens” to the meeting.
A benefit of Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah was the match between “Bournemouth” — “Liverpool” (0:4). Having a hat-trick, the leader of the attack “red” brought the number of his goals this season to 10 and caught up in the list of the best scorers in the forward of “Arsenal” of Pierre-Emeric of Forward.
By the way, after the game the Egyptian was awarded the best player of the match, but he gave it to his team-mate — midfielder James Milner, who played his 500th match in the English Premier League.
Leaders after 16 rounds: 1. Liverpool — 42 points; 2. “My teams” — 41; 3. Chelsea — 34; 4. Arsenal — 34; 5. Tottenham — 33 (game in hand); 6. Manchester United — 26.
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