5 Chelsea players who performed brilliantly against Manchester City
Chelsea have done something which other teams failed to do this season. During matchday 16 Chelsea ended Manchester City's unbeaten run in the Premier League this season. The citizens were unbeaten in their last 22 Premier League games. Last time they tasted defeat was back in April when they were beaten by Manchester United (2-3) at the Etihad Stadium, Cris smalling scored the winner for Red Devils in the 69th minute.
Blues stunned Manchester City with a stellar performance and secured a 2-0 victory at the bridge. With such a brilliant display against the champions, Chelsea has displayed their capabilities and proven that they are still in the title race.
Here, we look at 5 Chelsea players who played brilliantly against Manchester City.
#5 Kepa Arrizablaga
The 24-year-old Spanish international was rock solid for Chelsea between the sticks. Kepa made 4 saves in the match, most notably saving sane's shot and Gaberial Jesus's shot in the first and second half respectively.
He also helped in the build-up process and showed his passing skills from the back. The Spaniard has now 8 clean sheets in the Premier League, and he is at the 2nd place behind Alisson in the golden gloves race.
Antonio Rudiger is one of the consistent performers for Chelsea this season. The German international continued his excellent form against the Manchester City as well. He kept Manchester's City attack under his control.
Rudiger made some crucial interceptions in the match and provided constant support to Azpilicueta on the right side. Rudiger is yet to miss a Premier League game for Chelsea. Rudiger will play a significant role in Chelsea's title bid this season.