Chelsea Defeats City To Hand League Title To Liverpool.

Chelsea Defeats City To Hand League Title To Liverpool.
Badmus Abdulsobur, Oyo 
A superb solo goal by Christian Pulisic and a Willian penalty gave Chelsea a 2-1 win over Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.

The result however, handed Liverpool the Premier League title, their first league championship win in 30 years.

Pulisic utilise  a communication breakdown between Benjamin Mendy and Ilkay Gundogan after a City set piece, running from the halfway line before confidently slotting the ball past Ederson to open the scoring in the 36th minute.

Kevin De Bruyne put City level with a brilliant dipping free kick ten minutes into the second half, but Chelsea took the lead again through Willian's 78th-minute penalty after Fernandinho was sent off for handling the ball on the goal-line.

The result leaves City on 63 points, 23 behind Liverpool with only seven games left to play, giving the Reds their first title of the Premier League era. Chelsea remain fourth on 54 points, five points ahead of Manchester United in the league standing.

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