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Premier League talking points: Chelsea gain psychological edge ...


Premier League talking points: Chelsea gain psychological edge over City

Man United rue dropped points early in the season and Sam Allardyce is relegated for the first time as a manager

Zoran Milosaljevic and Martyn Herman

Chelsea’s 2-1 victory over Manchester City made sure City’s title celebrations remained on hold, but perhaps more importantly sent out a message to Pep Guardiola’s side for the Champions League final and next season’s title race.

Surprisingly, Guardiola made wholesale changes to his side, when victory would have sealed a third title in five seasons.

When Sergio Aguero fluffed a Panenka-style penalty to give City a 2-0 lead, it sparked a Chelsea revival where they dominated the second half...

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