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More misery on Chelsea as Man City seal 3-1 win at Stamford Bridge

More pressure piles up for manager Frank Lampard after Chelsea lost 3-1 to Manchester City in a Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

City produced a ruthless attacking display to ease past the Blues, who had a higher possession in the game.

The visitors, who were without a number of first-team players who tested positive for coronavirus, scored their three goals in the space of 16 minutes in the first half.

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Ilkay Gundogan opened the scoring in the 18th minute before Phil Foden and Kevin de Bruyne netted on 21st and 34th minutes respectively.

Callum Hudson-Odoi then scored a consolation in second-half stoppage time for Chelsea, who drop to eighth.

The result lifts City up to fifth in the table, four points off leaders Liverpool and second-placed Manchester United, and with a game in hand on both their rivals.

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