City completely outplayed its rivals. Manchester City scored a minimal victory over Chelsea in an away match of the sixth round of the England championship. The guests absolutely outplayed the Londoners – 60% versus 40% of the ball possession, nine shots on goal versus one and four kicks on target versus zero.
And according to the standard provisions, Manchester City has an advantage – 13 corners and 12 free kicks against Chelsea’s four and nine, respectively. However, City scored only once. At the beginning of the second half, Manchester City players played a corner kick. João Canselo shot from a distance, but the ball was intercepted by Gabriel Jesus, who ferried it into the goal.
Ten minutes later, Romelu Lukaku equalized after a pass from Kai Havertz, but the German midfielder, taking the ball, was offside and the score remained unchanged. City could have increased the score, but Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy played well, while Emeric Laporte closed the set by the gate and the match ended with a minimal victory for Manchester City with a score of 1: 0.