Chelsea v Manchester City 2007 to 08

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Barclays Premier League

27th October 2007

attendance 41,832

Essien(17), Drogba(31 & 56)
Cole(60), Kalou(75), Shevchenko(90)

ref Mike Riley

Chelsea Cech, Belletti, Alex, Carvalho, Ferreira, Essien, Lampard, Mikel, Cole, Drogba, Kalou – subs Shevchenko(67), Pizarro(80), Cudicini(unused), Ben Haim(unused), Makelele(unused)
City Hart, Corluka, Richards, Dunne, Garrido, Johnson, Hamann, Petrov, Ireland, Elano, Samaras – subs  Vassell(63), Ball(66), Bianchi(73), Isaksson(unused), Onuoha(unused)

What can only be described as a nightmare performance by City can only describe what happened here. Although Chelsea
looked back to their best with an excellent performance, City were very poor. Sven commented “we defended very poorly today, not just the players at the back but all 11 players”

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The Independant

…Eriksson promised normal service, which has taken them into the top four in the Premier League, will be resumed promptly.

The Times

…Manchester City were as baffling as Chelsea were refreshing. Yet even amid the mess of a 6-0 defeat there were glimpses of what had propelled City into the top three


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