City will be second after victory at Southampton, Chelsea more firmly on place four

Manchester City Sunday to optimally benefited from the defeat of Tottenham Hotspur. The reigning champion won with 1-3 on a visit to Southampton and recaptured the second spot in the Premier League. Chelsea consolidated fourth place by a narrow 0-1 victory at Crystal Palace.

By the victory, City are again the main challenger of Liverpool. The disadvantage of the ‘Citizens’ on the leader, after twenty matches, seven points. ‘Spurs’ has two points less than the team manager Josep Guardiola. Thursday take the City and Liverpool the other in Manchester.

The reigning champion had the last two matches in the Premier League and lost, but took in the St. Mary’s Stadium quickly ahead. David Silva opened after ten minutes the score indicate of Bernardo Silva.

After more than a half hour to play Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, however, equal on behalf of the ‘Saints’. The Danish midfielder ontfutselde ex-PSV’er Oleksandr Zinchenko the ball and shot hard and high touch.

Southampton seemed to be a tie between the rest, but in injury time it went completely wrong for the home team. First passed James Ward-Prowse his own goalkeeper, and then Zinchenko his error somewhat well made by the ball to indicate which Sergio Aguëro the margin to two brought.

After rest attacked there despite the huge pressure of the City hits more. On behalf of Southampton received a goalscorer Hojbjerg in the final red for a flying tackle on Fernandinho.

Chelsea consolidates fourth place

Chelsea has the fourth place in the Premier League stronger in the hands. ‘The Blues’ defeated Crystal Palace on Sunday with 0-1 and benefited thereby of the loss of Arsenal a day earlier.

The winning hit at Selhurst Park came in the name of N’Golo Kanté, early in the second half scored. Full Patrick of Bolted did the whole race at Crystal Palace.

Thanks to the victory in the London derby ran Chelsea off at number five of the Arsenal, that Saturday a painful defeat suffered at leader Liverpool (5-1). The difference between the two teams is now five points.

The team of manager Maurizio Sarri has two points behind at number three Tottenham Hotspur. The difference with leader Liverpool has already risen to eleven points in The first four places in the league are good for a direct Champions League ticket.

Crystal Palace continued through the defeat against Chelsea the number fourteen of the Premier League. The team of negenvoudig Orange-international Of Bolted has nineteen points and is four points above the degradatiestreep.

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