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


Ajax v Excelsior

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Expert verdict
Excelsior, who had been going really well in the Eredivisie, are under pressure after four straight defeats. They have scored goals in each of their last eight games and haven’t been disgraced in any of their recent losses, though they are up against it at a revived Ajax, who are buzzing after thrashing PSV 3-0.



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