5 talking points from Chelsea’s emphatic win against Manchester City

5 talking points from Chelsea’s emphatic win against Manchester City

5 talking points from Chelsea’s emphatic win against Manchester City

Luiz was speaking after his Man of the Match display in Chelsea's 2-0 win against Manchester City on Saturday.

Tottenham made it 12 wins out of 16 to remain in third place, while Chelsea's 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge kept them fourth.

"We have a team with some difficulties to be motivated", he said.

'We were top of the league coming into the game and everyone wants that spot.

They had dominated proceedings until just before the break when Eden Hazard set up the normally goal-shy Kante to fire home brilliantly into the roof of the net.

David Luiz of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's second goal with Ross Barkley during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on December 8, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

Juergen Klopp hailed his side's performance as "mature" and saluted the "absolutely brilliant" Salah who clambered alongside Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the top of the Premier League goalscoring charts on 10.

Morata's last two starts have been in the defeat against Spurs and Wolves and Sarri's decision to leave out the Spaniard in their latest match has again triggered questions regarding the 26-year-old's future at west London yet the ex-Napoli boss has stated that it was a tactical decision, before reassuring Morata that he remains very much an integral part of the west London side.

And Rudiger said they had been aware that they would need to change their mindset to beat City.

"The fans today enjoyed it". We are still talking, let's see.

Defeat left Fulham on nine points, alongside Southampton, who offered new manager Ralph Hasenhuettl a glimpse of the task he faces in a 1-0 loss at fellow relegation contenders Cardiff City, Callum Paterson scoring the 74th-minute victor.

"They are synchronised, they have three years together, so they know what they have to do. Now it is recovery for the Champions League".

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