MANCHESTER – Manchester City and Chelsea had a fierce fight over the top of the Premier League standings at the start of the season, but now the Blues outperformed the defending champion with three points. The Citizens coach, Manuel Pellegrini, was waiting for the moment to slip his rivals.
Although only swallow one defeat this season, and his playing style invite admiration, in the end Chelsea only three points clear of City. In the last game, Jose Mourinho’s squad 0-2 win over Stoke City.
Meanwhile, the City continues to stick strictly although never showed first-class performance. The return of Sergio Aguero in the next highly anticipated public Etihad Stadium. As is known, the Argentine striker is now the top scorer in the Premier League.
Although still lagging behind, Pellegrini admitted did not worry because the season is still long. He filled in the Premier League title last season, when Yaya Toure et al only 15 days occupies pole position.
“We do not think of Chelsea. We have own pressure to win. As I said before, you will not win the title in December. This time we played a high level. We have to do this no matter whether an injury or not, “said Pellegrini, as reported by Goal, Wednesday (12/24/2014).