Premier League: Manchester City Stun Chelsea
Chelsea are perfect no more. Carlos Tevez slipped off a low shot through the legs of Chelsea’s Ashley Cole to hand Manchester City their biggest win, so far, in the young Premier League season.
City’s 1-0 victory ended Chelsea’s string of five-straight wins, but the defending league champions are assured of remaining atop of the table at least for one more week as they are currently four points clear of Arsenal, Manchester United, and City. Defense was the name of the game as both teams could not find a clean look at each other’s goal.
However, Tevez would not be denied in the 59th minute as the City captain defeated Cole on the move before firing from the edge of the penalty area. The ball zoomed past Cole’s legs and Blues keeper Peter Cech. Chelsea tried to rally but the Citizens defense proved too tough to crack even for the holders.