Man City Apologise To Chelsea For What They Did At Full

Arnold Nichols
February 12, 2019

They played fantastic football and we made a lot of mistakes.

"The desire to want to do the best is incredible and similar [to that at Barca]", Guardiola told a news conference. After three games in a week - Arsenal, especially Goodison Park and playing the way we played with this intensity and the desire and patience to find the right moment, the players were outstanding.

The Madness song is usually played over the public address system at Stamford Bridge - but Manchester City chose to rub salt in the wounds by playing it after hitting them for six.

Pep Guardiola's side struck four times inside the opening 25 minutes and continued to attack a beleaguered Chelsea throughout as Maurizio Sarri's humiliated team shipped six goals in a Premier League match for the first time in their history.

Pep Guardiola's side climbed to the top of the table on goal difference after an extraordinary 6-0 dismantling of Chelsea on Sunday, but the Reds have a game in hand.

A defiant Maurizio Sarri refused to accept that Chelsea's 6-0 mauling at Manchester City was a sign his style of football is not working.


With Raheem Sterling weighing in with a brace and Ilkay Gundogan also scoring, the victory capped a momentous week for the Blues following league wins over Arsenal and Everton.

Aguero is now the outright highest goalscorer for City, where he has overtaken Eric Brook and Tommy Johnson's 158 top flight goals for the club.

Aguero had a simple task to make it 3-0 six minutes later when he pounced on Ross Barkley's slack header towards his own goal. At the moment I'm not able to see the reason but I have to work for this, I think.

Eden Hazard went to sleep from Kevin de Bruyne's quickly taken free-kick and Bernardo Silva had acres of space to cross for the England worldwide to fire home. But when Sterling was too quick for Cesar Azpilicueta and chopped down by the Spaniard inside the area, Aguero coolly slotted home from the penalty spot to move level with Liverpool's Mohamed Salah as the Premier League's top scorer on 17 for the season.

Sterling completed the rout, turning in a low cross from Oleksandr Zinchenko in the 80th. It is hard to explain what happened. We are conceding a lot of goals and we can not accept that.

"We knew we had one of the best teams in front of us and we knew it would be tough".

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