Night of Sorrow for Wenger, Mourinho

Night of Sorrow for Wenger, Mourinho Night of Sorrow for Wenger, Mourinho

Manchester City secured its ninth consecutive Premier League win with a 3-1 triumph over Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.

Man City went ahead on 19 minutes when Kevin De Bruyne beat Petr Cech with a low left-footed shot.

Sergio Aguero doubled the lead with an early second-half penalty, his eighth PL goal of the season, after Nacho Monreal had brought down Raheem Sterling, The Independent reported.

After Arsenal coach Arsène Wenger sent Alexandre Lacazette to the field as a substitute, he pulled a goal back from Aaron Ramsey’s pass. But City’s replacement, Gabriel Jesus, confirmed the victory from close range after a pass from David Silva, the Spaniard’s seventh assist of the season. The win takes City on to 31 points. Arsenal slips to sixth.

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho did not leave Wenger in the loss campaign.

Alvaro Morata scoring his seventh goal of the season earned a 1-0 victory over Man Utd at Stamford Bridge for Chelsea.

Tiemoue Bakayoko twice came close for the dominant hosts before a Phil Jones own goal was ruled out for a push by Morata.

Marcus Rashford headed Ashley Young’s cross over but Chelsea were worthy of their victory.

It came courtesy of Morata, who powered Cesar Azpilicueta’s pinpoint cross in on 55 minutes; the fifth time the two Spaniards have combined for a goal by the striker.

Marouane Fellaini was thwarted late on by Thibaut Courtois and Rashford drove a free-kick just over but Chelsea held on for a 10th win in 16 PL encounters with United. The Blues move to within a point of Jose Mourinho’s second-placed side.


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