Chelsea’s unbeaten run came to an end at the Stanford Bridge after 10 matches on Sunday as Manchester United recorded a ‘controversial’ 2-3 win over the Blues.
The bad blooded encounter which saw Chelsea finish the game with nine men after red cards were issued to Fernando Torres and Brain Ivanoic has seen Manchester United now reduce chelsea’s lead to just one point and now leveled on point with City rivals Manchester City.
The Red Devils got the dream start they craved for as a shot which hit the cross bar went into net the after hitting David Luiz with just four minutes to game.
Eighth minutes later Manchester United’s proud accqiusition Robin Var Persie doubled the with a classic strike.
However while everybody felt Manchester United will coast to a easy win at the Bridge, Spaniard Juan Mata struck in a breath taking free kick with a minute left in the first half.
On resumption of the second half, Chelsea caame out stronger and got a deserved equaliser through another Brazilian Ramires.
While Chelsea were looking good to at least keep their unbeaten record in the League if they don’t get the win they wanted, Chicarito who over the time has the nack for scoring important goals did it just again scoring the winning goal for Manchester united in the 75th minute.
Nigerian star, John Obi Mikel played all ninety minutes and got a yellow card in the 77th minute for ‘dissent’.
In other games played on Sunday, Everton played 2-2 draw with liverpool in the Mersyside derby, At the St. James park, Newcastle having the Ameobis , Sammy and Shola in their fold defeated Osaze’s West Brom by 2-1 while Sputs won South Hampton 2-1 away from home