0 Premier league news and video highlights: Chelsea ended Manchester City unbeaten run as Lampard and Maireles cancel early balotelli goal
Chelsea FC have secured a third consecutive crucial win after beating premier league leaders Manchester City 2-1 at Stamford Bridge and registered the first league loss for Mancini's boys and end Manchester City unbeaten run.
The win came after two over victories against Newcastle (3-0) and champions league decider match against Valencia (3-0). Having fall a goal behind just on second minutes after Mario Balotelli score the opener, Andre Villas-Boas's club was able to fight back and level the score on 34' minute through Raul Meireles. Manchester City were reduced to ten men after Gael Clicly received two yellow card and a third City red card in 6 premiership games. City self destruct continue when Joleon Lescott handed a ball on penalty box and Frank Lampard netted to give Chelsea a winner on 82'. Lampard who missed a penalty kick against Newcastle is now on level with 7 goals for Chelsea as Daniel Sturridge.
Once again Andre Villas-Boas praised his team 'Going 1-0 down so early in the game made things very difficult because it gave Man City even more motivation and belief,' He said.
Chelsea ended poor run of loosing to big teams having lost to Manchester United (3-1), Arsenal (5-3) and Liverpool (2-0) and move to third place, 7 points behind the league leaders and 5 behind second place Manchester United.
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