Impressive City slashed for title after Bridge win

MANCHESTER CITY laid down a serious Premier League title marker with a thoroughly deserved 1-0 success over champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Bookmakers reacted by slashing City for the title with Pep Guardiola's men 8-11 to be crowned champions with Paddy Power and Betfair, while Chelsea are out to 6-1 to retain the crown.

Kevin De Bruyne's sweetly struck second-half shot was all that separated the teams but it was a dominant display from the visitors who deserved to win by a greater margin.

Match in Focus


Sociedad v Espanyol

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Sociedad's five home league and European games have produced 24 goals
Expert verdict
Espanyol look a big price to spring a surprise in San Sebastian. The Catalans have only lost two of their last seven – they were against Barcelona and Real Madrid – while Sociedad do leak goals at home after conceding ten in four league outings. The visitors signed off last term with three away victories in four, and can return to winning ways.



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