JAC Sport, London - Chelsea successfully secured a 2-1 win over Manchester City in the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 early morning WIT. Coming from behind because ManCity quick goals in the first half, Chelsea successfully silenced his guest that must compete with 10 players from 58th minutes.
Entertaining ManCity, Chelsea coach, Andre Villas-Boas relied trio Juan Mata, Didier Drogba and Daniel Sturridge up front. Meanwhile, Mancini entrusted Mario Balotelli and Sergio Aguero as the spearhead of the ManCity attack.
Shortly after the kickoff, 'deadly duo' The Citizens immediate action and success to surprising John Terry and his friends. Recorded when the game has entered the 2nd minute, Balotelli calmly scored goal to The Blues goal who was escorted by Blues goalkeeper, Petr Cech, after continued Aguero feedback. ManCity while winning 1-0.
ManCity advantage lasted long enough. At least until well into 34 minutes, Chelsea managed to break the deadlock because goals from Raul Meireles. From the left side of the Chelsea goal, Sturridge cleverly send measurable feedback directly to the front of the goal and hard kick come from Meireles.
ManCity had been get a chance in extra time through Aguero, but the Argentine striker's effort is still missed. Notch a 1-1 draw last until the halftime.
Beginning the second half, the tempo of the game instantly rises. ManCity defender, Gael Clichy was caught violating Sturridge and referee Mark Clattenburg reward with a yellow card.
The French defender was again 'acting up', as he entered 58 minutes. This time, he was hard on Ramires tackle and the referee raised the yellow card. Practical, following the red card was issued and Clichy have to leave the field.
Superior in number of players, Chelsea take advantage of lax ManCity back line, which should be extra tight to block attacks cs Drogba. As a result, the incident occurred on 82 minutes when Joleon Lescott do handball in the box forbidden. The referee gave Chelsea a penalty and Frank Lampard went on to become the executor. Chelsea lead 2-1.
Until the referee blew the long whistle, the position remained 2-1 to Chelsea's victory. It was also a first defeat ManCity along 15 match in Premier League matches this season.
Despite failing to bring home points from Stamford Bridge, ManCity position (38 points) failed to shift from the top of the Premier League standings, because still two points ahead of Manchester United. As for Chelsea, which was originally the fifth, a direct shot into the top three with a 31 points.
Line Up :
Chelsea : Cech, Bosingwa, Ivanovic, Terry, Cole, Ramires, Romeu, Meireles, Sturridge, Drogba, Mata.
Manchester City : Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Lescott, Clichy, Toure Yaya, Barry, Milner, Silva, Balotelli, Aguero.