The Manchester City has beaten this Sunday by a resounding 6-0 to Chelsea, with an exhibition and guided by the hat-trick of Argentine striker Sergio Agüero, to return to be leader of the Premier League in a 26th day where Tottenham Hotspur has bowed to Leicester City (3-1).
At Etihad Stadium, the locals exceeded in game and in competitive tension a Chelsea unable to return every blow. Raheem Sterling He opened the scoring in minute 4 with the right hand inside the area, taking advantage of a center Bernardo Silva from the right wing and he had bounced off the defender's leg.
Agüero got the first of his account in the 13th minute, with a zurriagazo from the front of the area and adjusted to the crossbar, unstoppable for a Kepa Arrizabalaga that could not cope. Just six minutes later, the Argentine striker returned to beat the Spanish goalkeeper, benefiting from a bad assignment backwards of the midfielder Ross Barkley.
In the 24th minute, Ilkay Gündogan emulated the first goal of Agüero, with another far right but entering the goal below. Not half an hour of meeting and the disadvantage of Chelsea was already embarrassing, but the hunger of the City was huge and Omen He continued his good scoring run with 5-0, transforming a penalty of 56 César Azpilicueta committed on Sterling.
Sterling himself sealed the joy of Etihad Stadium with the 6-0 in the 80th minute, finishing in the heart of the area a low center of Oleksandr Zinchenko from the left side and after receiving a filtered pass from David Silva, that had entered of refreshment in the final straight line.
This 'little hand' served the City to be leader again, with 65 points and tied with the Liverpool, although with a more disputed game than the 'reds'. Lurking on both continues the Tottenham, with 60 points and the same games played as Liverpool. Meanwhile, the heavy defeat left 'touched' to the Chelsea in the fifth place, with 50 points.
The 'Spurs' hold the pace
On the other hand, the 'Spurs' beat Leicester at home in a match that dominated enough, but in which they ended up suffering after the entry into the English striker field Jamie Vardy at 59 '. Before that, Davinson Sánchez had opened the scoreboard at half an hour, head and after a center Christian Eriksen.
Eriksen himself made it 2-0 in the 63rd minute, a pass from Fernando llorente, with a right to half height from the edge of the area. That goal came right after Hugo Lloris Vardy was penalized, who made amends by scoring 2-1 when he righted a low center in the small area. Ricardo Pereira.
Despite the insistence of Vardy, who looked like an island in the attack of Leicester, the 'Spurs' sentenced with the third goal in the counterattack. It was South Korean's work Son Heung-Min in the added time, thanks to a solo ride to define with a left-footed shot and beat the rival goalkeeper down.