Chelsea Defender Cesar Azpilicueta Reacts To Defeat To Manchester City
Chelsea Defender Cesar Azpilicueta In Action Against Manchester City

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta has taken to Twitter to give his reaction to his side’s defeat to Manchester City on Saturday evening.

The Blues suffered a 2-1 loss at the hands of City away from home at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League.

N’Golo Kante put Frank Lampard’s side in the lead in the 21st minute when he slipped the ball past City goalkeeper Ederson from Mateo Kovacic’s aerial pass.

Pep Guardiola’s side restored parity in the 29th minute when Kevin De Bruyne’s shot hit Kurt Zouma and went past Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Riyad Mahrez scored for City in the 37th minute to make it 2-1 to the home team, and the score stayed that way until the final whistle.

Chelsea full-back Azpilicueta has stated on Twitter that he and his teammates will continue to work hard, and has thanked the fans for their support.

Stats

Over the course of the 90 minutes at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening, hosts City had 47% of the possession, took 15 shots of which four were on target, and earned eight corners.

Visitors Chelsea had 53% of the possession, took 11 shots of which two were on target, and earned two corners.

The result means that the Blues are fourth in the Premier League table at the moment with 26 points from 13 matches, two points behind third-placed City.

Chelsea will return to action on Wednesday evening when they take on Spanish club Valencia away from home in Europa League Group H.

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