FC Chelsea outclassed Manchester United 4-0
London – ten months after his dismissal for Chelsea has experienced a debacle José Mourinho returning to his former club. With Manchester United, the Portuguese were beaten 0:4 (0:2) at Stamford Bridge.
Irony or appreciation – the opposing fans celebrated their former coach then with loud “Mourinho”-songs. Chelsea had gone after 30 seconds by Pedro (1) in the lead. Gary Cahill (21), Eden hazard (62) and N’Golo edge (70) for the “Blues” everything made it clear. The FC Chelsea climbed up in the premier league table to fourth place. United is seventh.
City rival Manchester City was disappointing after the clear Champions League defeat at FC Barcelona (0-4) in the Premier League again. PEP Guardiolas team played the third League game in a row without victory only. 1:1 (0:1) – for city against Southampton.
Kelechi Iheanacho (55th), which had replaced the weak Kevin De Bruyne at half-time, rescued a point. Previously, Southampton by Nathan Redmond (27) had gone ahead. The “citizens” are now not since five competitive matches. Through the draw, Manchester is League leader with 20 points but again.
Jürgen Klopps convinced Liverpool F.C. on Saturday in the 2-1-victory against West Bromwich Albion – also thanks to an ex-Schalkers and an ex-Leverkuseners. “Joel Matip shows class, Emre can rewarded Jürgen Klopps trust,” the newspaper wrote “Liverpool Echo”. Klopp was: “We are in the race”. BBC criticised sports only, “that they didn’t have decided the game”.
So, FC was 0-0 for a short time League leader arsenal despite a. The FC Middlesbrough spoiled the celebration on the 67th birthday of Arsenal coach Arsène Wenger. “Stubborn guests frustrate Wenger team”, wrote “Daily Mail”. After the 6-0-Gala in the Champions League against Razgrad saw “the guardian” a “damp squib”.
Wenger was still in a good mood after the game. “Definitely there is an occasion for a drink,” the coach joked. “When you win, you earned it. If it does not win, it takes him.”
Also Tottenham Hotspur could be League leaders with a victory. But with a 0-0 in Bournemouth the Spurs again “in the title race valuable points left”, summed up the “daily mirror”. Londoners are still unbeaten in the League.
Champions Leicester City is after the 3-1-win against Crystal Palace again “in the track”, wrote “the guardian”. Coach Claudio Ranieri said of “the best performance of the season”.