Chelsea keep Man City title celebrations on hold with win at Etihad in Champions League final dress rehearsal
Chelsea forced Manchester City to keep their Premier League title celebrations on ice as the London club defeated their rivals at the Etihad, before the two teams prepare to do battle in the Champions League final later in May.
In the latest meeting of Thomas Tuchel’s resurgent team and pep Guardiola’s Premier League champions-elect, Marcos Alonso's hit a scuffed injury-time goal to hand his team a 2-1 win.
That came after Hakim Ziyech's second-half goal canceled out a 44th-minte opener from Raheem Sterling in an intermittently entertaining meeting which saw the Blues have a hat-trick of strikes ruled out for offside, while Sergio Aguero was guilty of a horrendous penalty miss for the hosts.
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