Three days before his trip to Paris to face PSG, on the occasion of the second day of the Champions League, Manchester City challenged Chelsea this afternoon in the Premier League. And Pep Guardiola’s men sent a strong message to Mauricio Pochettino’s.
Man City wins against Chelsea before facing PSG
Next Tuesday at 21 hours, the Paris Saint-Germain will host Manchester City in the Champions League. Before this European poster, the reigning English champion was on the move to Stamford Bridge for the Premier League clash with Chelsea. Four months after their confrontation in the final of the Champions League, the Blues and the Citizens met again, for the account of the 6th day of the English championship.
Beaten by Thomas Tuchel’s men, Pep Guardiola’s Sky Blues took revenge by winning on the smallest of the brands (1-0) thanks to a goal by Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus (53e). Three days from finding Paris SG in the Champions League, Manchester City offered themselves the Premier League clash and thus send a strong message to the band to Lionel Messi. With this win, the Citizens return to level with the Blues in the standings with 13 points.
Manchester City returns to level with Chelsea
Second in the standings with 13 points, the reigning English champion returns to the level of Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United. Meanwhile, Ole-Gunnar Solskjaer’s Red Devils suffered their first defeat of the season against Aston Villa (0-1), at Old Trafford. Cristiano Ronaldo’s partners conceded late on a goal by Kortney Hause (88e), before missing the penalty of the equalizer by Bruno Fernandes (91e).
Meanwhile, PSG has an appointment tonight with Montpellier HSC at the Parc des Princes, on the occasion of the 7th day of Ligue 1. The Red and Blue team will surely be keen to respond to City’s message with a proper performance and result against the Hérault.