Manchester City are in command – but what hope is there for Chelsea and Liverpool now? We examine every angle of the title race…
City were on the ropes at Arsenal on Saturday but Rodri’s dramatic injury-time winner heaped the pressure on Chelsea and Liverpool ahead of their Super Sunday clash at Stamford Bridge.
Those two chasers didn’t disappoint, throwing everything they had at each other, but in the end, their thrilling match-up ended in a 2-2 draw – an ideal result for Pep Guardiola’s defending champions.
At the end of the festive fixtures, City are 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League table from Chelsea. Liverpool have a game in hand but currently sit a further point back.
Here, we run through the contenders, their festive schedules, injury lists, stats and more…
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Analysis of the weekend results: Man City in complete control as Chelsea, Liverpool draw
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Sky Sports’ Peter Smith on Man City:
The demands of the festive fixture schedule – perhaps as tough as they have ever been in modern times, given the illnesses and injuries affecting squads – have taken their toll on Man City’s title rivals. When the standards are so high, those small slip-ups can be costly.