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Chelsea ends Manchester City 12 game winning streak

Chelsea team celebrates Sterling's goal against Manchester City

Chelsea team celebrates Sterling's goal against Manchester City

Manchester City dug deep to rescue a crucial point in a 1-1 draw against Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium.

A below-average Man City team needed a late Rodri strike to salvage a point against Mauricio Pochettino’s Chelsea.

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Manchester City came into this game on an 11-game winning run, aiming to make it 12, against a Chelsea side that have shown vulnerabilities away from home all season.

Instead, the visitors took the initiative with ex-City boy Raheem Sterling scoring 5 minutes before half time to silence the Etihad crowd.

Sterling celebrates opener against Manchester City

Determined to find a swift response, Guardiola’s side came flying out the blocks in the early stages of the second half, but Kevin De Bruyne could only bend a sublime free-kick inches over the bar.

Manchester City’s persistent pressure bore fruit in the dying minutes as Rodri seized on a loose ball, unleashing a powerful strike past Đorđe Petrović.

Rodri celebrate equalizer against Manchester City

The late goal set the stage for an intense finale, but despite sustained pressure from the hosts,  Chelsea’s defense stood resilient, earning a well-deserved point in the end.

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