In the Premier League .. Manchester City climbs to the top and Chelsea stumbles
Manchester City concluded its matches in the English Premier League in 2021 on the best way, after winning its tenth consecutive game in the competition this season, after beating its host Brentford with a clean goal, in the 20th stage.
for the championship.
The “Citizens” continued to fly at the top of the championship, which he crowned last season, after raising his score to 50 points, to tighten his grip on the lead, taking advantage of the failure of his rivals Chelsea and Liverpool in that round.
City are 8 points clear of their closest rivals Chelsea, who tied 1-1 with their guest Brighton, while they are 9 points ahead of
Liverpool, ranked third, lost a clean goal to its host Leicester City on Tuesday in the same round, knowing that the red team still has a postponed meeting with Leeds United.
On the other hand, Brentford, the newcomer to the championship, froze at 20 points, to remain in 14th place.
English Phil Foden scored the only goal of the “heavenly team” (16), to lead his team to overcome one of the important obstacles in its journey towards crowning the prestigious title for the eighth time in its history and the fourth in the last five seasons.
Since losing 0-2 to its guest Crystal Palace on October 30, in the tenth stage of the tournament, Manchester City has known only the taste of victory in the competition, as it has surpassed all its competitors in its last ten meetings, which witnessed 31 goals scored, while its nets were conceded. 6 goals.
In “Stamford Bridge”, Chelsea neglected to achieve a victory that was within its reach, after falling into the trap of a tie in the last minutes against its guest, Brighton, 1-1.
The “Blues” continued the series of wasting points in the English Premier League, after it tied for the third time in the last 4 matches it played in the Premier League.
Chelsea raised its tally to 42 points to finish second, only one point ahead of third-placed Liverpool, who played 19 games, while the London team played 20 games.
Chelsea advanced through Romelu Lukaku (28), but Brighton striker Danny Welbeck scored the equalizer for his team in the first minute of stoppage time for the second half.