It was an entertaining end to the game, but let's be honest, violence isn't the answer. This has arguably been one of the most entertaining matches in the league so far. That's it from me, Sherry Philips signing off. Do check back for our post-match coverage tomorrow. Good night!
FT: Manchester United 1-1 West Ham United
96' FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT ! Aguero flies into Luiz with his studs up. A red-card worthy challenge and Sergio Aguero is off. Along with him joins fellow team-mate Fernandinho. Chelsea are livid. Fernandinho pushes away Fabregas. The player does not react as he is pushed into the stands.
95' The crowd is thinning out, as City fans are quick to leave the stadium. This is not what they expected or wanted from their side. It's been a disappointing day of football for them.
93' SUBSTITUTION. Batshuayi comes on to protect Eden Hazard. Antonio Conte will be very pleased with his side scoring all the four goals.
93' City look frustrated right now, with nothing going their way. De Bruyne looks down and out, as the players look at each other for a glimmer of hope.
91' 6 minutes added time, and this is all City have to work with. Chelsea look immensely comfortable in their defensive transition, and are looking forward to their three points.
90' GOOOOOOAAAAAL, EDEN HAZARD SEALS THE DEAL FOR CHELSEA. THEY LOOK LIKE CHAMPIONS ALREADY. Marcos Alonso with a brilliant lofted ball, as Hazard shoots it between the legs of Bravo. It's been a good day for the traveling supporters.
89' City continue to probe as they dominate most of the possession. However, they're only finding their passes go from side to side. No holes in the Chelsea defense as they tighten up
86' Guardiola edges on the City crowd animatedly, but Chelsea fans start celebrating. Things aren't going great for the Spanish manager at all.
86' Kolarov pushes off Hazard and is called for a foul. Chelsea are 4 minutes away from the final whistle.
85' Costa goes off for Chalobah as Conte aims to shut shop. The team is now planning to sit on their lead and see this out as City miss from another corner.
83' Antonio Conte rallies the away support as Chelsea inch closer and closer to their 8th win a row. Costa goes down as he clinches his calf. The player is asking for a substitution.
81' Fabregas takes the free-kick as Chelsea defenders enter the box. The ball misses everyone and Bravo grasps the ball. He throws it ahead quickly but Chelsea reclaim the possession with some more aggressive pressure.
80' Corner for City. 10 minutes to play and the club are desperately looking for a goal. The ball comes in and Otamendi's header is way off target.
77' City with a brilliant attacking move, but Luiz blocks it. Navas reclaims the ball, but is kicked on his shin after passing the ball away. Penalty shouts are waved away. Meanwhile, a substitution takes place. John Stones off for Iheanacho. Guardiola is really looking for a goal.
76' SUBSTITUTION . Yaya Toure has finally come on for Navas. Guardiola looks to change things up. A winner from the Ivorian would be monumental.
74' Two shots on target, and two goals for Chelsea. Talk about being clinical. Chelsea have slowed the game down now, but they are not sitting back.
73' Yaya Toure is warming up with Pep Guardiola giving him instructions. The Spaniard has a lot to think about as they try to get back into the game. Chelsea are growing in confidence as the match progresses.
71' City with a brilliant chance, as they cross the ball in. But they fail to convert. Willian is now down on the field after colliding knees with Kolarov. The player looks like he is in immense pain.
70' The Brazilian takes off his black armband in memory of the players who passed away in the Chapecoense disaster.
70' GOOAAAAAAAAAAL. WILLIAN SCORES AND SENDS CHELSEA FANS INTO RAPTURES. Chelsea counter quick after a good City chance, and WIllian makes the most of it. Costa with a brilliant assist. A lot of work ahead for City now.
69' Clichy comes on for Sané
68' Foul called on De Bruyne and the City players look incensed. It's not been a good day for them in terms of refereeing decisions.
66' LAST DITCH TACKLE BY MOSES. A low cross comes in dangerously but Moses manages to clear it away. Costa finds the ball lofted all the way to the penalty box but Bravo dribbles it round him.
65' Chelsea seem to have found their feet finally. The players are pressing extremely high, but City have retained possession and tried to slow the game down. Momentum is going to be key here.
63' Willian is brought down, but the referee once again says nothing doing. Chelsea continue to push forward as they look for answers.
62' AGUERO WITH ANOTHER MISS. This time it does hit the target, but Courtois makes a brilliant save. Its been a tough day for the Argentinian.
61' Both the teams are back in concentration mode. Chelsea fans in full voice as the City players rally each other. It looks like we are in for a nail-biting finish.
59' GOAAL, DIEGO COSTA ! Fabregas with a brilliant ball into the box, Costa controls and puts it past Bravo. Conte's side are back in the game !
57' DE BRUYNE WITH A MASSIVE MISS. The players hits the crossbar with an open goal right in front of him. The speed of the ball was too much for the Belgian to control.
56' Chelsea look clueless up-front as City continue to keep retaining possession. City keep asking the questions and Chelsea can't answer
53' Aguero is now down on the floor after being barged into in the penalty box as a corner swung in. The player has had a day to forget so far.
53' A poor poor defensive error from Chelsea, but Aguero misses an open goal. Cahill has redeemed himself by making a brilliant sliding clearance.
51' Willian has a poor shot at goal from outside the box. Chelsea look desperate now, as they fail to break down City's defense.
49' SUBSTITUTION. Pedro goes off for Willian.
49' Back to back action and now it's Costa's turn to have a pop at the goal. Chelsea now win a corner.
48' City get the ball back, and they quickly counter. A shot from De Bruyne and Courtois saves it easily.
46' Costa called for an aggressive foul on Ottamendi as City move the ball forward quickly. Both teams don't seem to have lost their work-rate. City now win a corner.
46' PEEP PEEP PEEP! The team' have made their way back on to the pitch and Chelsea get us underway in this immensely exciting encounter.
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