LONDON (Reuters) – Second-half substitute Riyad Mahrez moved inside 5 factors of Premier League leaders Arsenal with a 1-0 win over Manchester Metropolis at Chelsea on Thursday.
Mahrez got here on the finish of a superbly positioned cross from fellow sub Jack Grealish within the 63rd minute after 2022 champions Metropolis picked up the tempo after a lackluster first-half customer. I obtained
Graham Potter’s Chelsea, caught in an inexperienced tenth after a collection of poor performances and a string of accidents, suffered additional unhealthy luck, with former Metropolis ahead Raheem Sterling and United States worldwide Christian Pulisic in first place. was injured inside 22 minutes of
The substitutes and later the younger Sabu battled onerous towards a robust Metropolis facet, with shiny moments within the first half when 19-year-old Carny Chukwumeka hit the put up, however have been unable to fend off an skilled defender.
(Reporting by Clare Lovell, Modifying by Pritha Sarkar)