Abu Dhabi, Jan 3 / WAM / Recognizing the difficulty of competing with “Manchester City” for the title of “Premier League” was the most important result of the fiery Chelsea summit with Liverpool at Stanford Bridge last night, which ended in a positive draw. / 2/2, in a conflict full of opportunities. Speed, skill, enthusiasm and challenge.
After that summit, the difference between rivals close to “Man City” reached 10 points for runner-up Chelsea and 11 points for third-placed Liverpool if they win the postponed match with Leeds. United.
Commenting on the difficulty of competing with Man City, Chelsea coach Thomas Duchess said: “The possibility of joining Premier League leaders Manchester City needs to be realistic and there is no doubt about performance and decline. The results for my team were affected by injuries at the stadium, and many important players were simultaneously infected with the Govit-19 virus.
He added, “The city is a winning machine, it not only gets an advantage, it creates that advantage, it’s a complete team.”
For his part, midfielder and Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson said: “Liverpool and Chelsea’s draw is in Man City’s interest because it was a good decision for him and we were disappointed, we may have won, but we have to admit that we did not play as we wanted, especially first. When we concede two goals in the last 5 minutes of the half, sometimes it happens in football. ”
For his part, Dutch defender Virgil Vandyke conceded a wide gap between Liverpool and “City”, noting that his team had come to Stanford Bridge to score three points, but he did not get them because Chelsea were a better team, and the points difference was in favor of the club. City “, but in his opinion all possibilities are in the Premier League.
He said, “My team has to be confident that anything can happen in the English Premier League. At the start of the season we were rivals for the title, and we left the lead, so everything can happen in the title fight.”
The official website of the Manchester City Club released the most important numbers and figures for the team in 2021, and they came as follows:
Man City have scored 113 goals in just 44 Premier League games in 2021, more than any other team, the best goals in Premier League history since 1960, averaging 2.5 goals per game throughout the year.
Of those goals, 62 were scored in the second half of the 2020/21 season between January and May, while the team scored another 51 goals until the 20th round this season.
Gundogan tops the list of highest goalscorers with 15 goals in the 2021 English Premier League, with goals from Raheem Sterling (13), Phil Foten / 12 / and Riyadh Mahrez / 10 /, and the remaining 18 players.
Manchester City have won 36 of just 44 games in 2021, the biggest win in a calendar year, surpassing the previous record set by Liverpool in 1982 with three fewer wins.
Of those 36 wins in 2021, 19 left City, another record.
Manchester City have two long wins in the 2021 Premier League, including the first series with 13 matches from January 3 to March 7 and the second with 11 matches starting on November 6, 2021.
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