Work to be done for Manchester City and Chelsea in this christmas period. That much is clear after match day 18, because both teams lost in their own house and see the leader of Liverpool spouts. Manchester City – where Kevin De Bruyne half an hour played-and scored – lost with 2-3 of the number fifteen, Crystal Palace, while Eden Hazard with Chelsea just had to leave the cup against Leicester City (0-1).
2 – 3
For Manchester City it seemed there was initially no obstacles to the air at the small Crystal Palace where Christian Benteke is still in the barn with a knee injury. The champion came just before the half hour the lead through Ilkay Gundogan. A simple victory seemed in the making, but two minutes time, the match suddenly on his head. Jeffrey Schlupp drew equal in minute 33 and two minutes later the result was actually 1-2 after a wereldgoal of Andros Townsend.
It had to be so in the second half to happen for the Citizens, but soon it went completely wrong. After Townsend close up on the branch, headed home, made Kyle Walker an error on Meyer. The ball was on the dot. Captain Luka Milivojevic, ever maligned at Anderlecht, explained the 1-3 flawlessly within. A little after the hour if Kevin De Bruyne raids. A victory there seemed to be no more, but in the final it was suddenly even more exciting after a great – or lucky – goal by De Bruyne, his first in the Premier League this season. The Red Devil launched a cross from the right wing, but that was smack in the target disappear: 2-3. In addition, the Citizens not more, in spite of a great final offensive.
0 – 1
At Stamford Bridge took Chelsea, that the entire race, with Eden Hazard between the lines was, against Leicester City. Also , The Blues would, however, be surprised. Jamie vardy granted scored just after the break with the 0-1 for the Foxes, and that could also be the final standings will turn out. In the injury time saw Marcos Alonso the pole on behalf of the home team. It was, however, not for Chelsea, that with a 9 on 18 the connection with the top loses.
In the standings, it is Liverpool leader with 48 points, while Manchester City already on 4 points. Number three Tottenham Hotspur following 9 units, but Sunday night was still on the field of Everton. Chelsea shares the fourth place with Arsenal, that earlier in the day won of Burnley: both London clubs count 37 points.
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