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.

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