Posted October 27, 2013 on AP on Fox
Fernando Torres capped off an impressive attacking display for Chelsea by seizing on Manchester City's defensive blunder in the 90th minute to clinch a 2-1 victory in the Premier League on Sunday. After Chelsea substitute Willian launched the ball forward, City goalkeeper Joe Hart found himself exposed on the edge of the penalty area and defender Matija Nastasic managed to head the ball over his own goalkeeper. In a run that encapsulated his energetic performance at Stamford Bridge, Torres raced onto the loose ball and sent it into the unguarded net. The second half had begun badly for Chelsea when Sergio Aguero canceled out Andre Schuerrle's opener, which had been set up by Torres. But Torres' late winner ensured Chelsea ended the weekend still two points behind leader Arsenal, while City dropped to seventh. Although it was Torres' first league goal of the season, it was the Spain striker's third this week after also scoring twice at Schalke in the Champion...

Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City: Torres capitalizes on late blunder

Image: Glyn Kirk (AFP) In the most anticipated Premier League match of the week, Chelsea hosted fellow big-boys Manchester City for a heavyweight bout.  Having both enjoyed recent strings of successful performances, the two clubs were both looking to make a statement on the day. Manuel Pellegrini did adjust his lineup from previous matches.  Opting for Javi Garcia in defensive...

Pellegrini coy on keeper Hart

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini refused to publicly back Joe Hart after another error from the England goalkeeper saw Chelsea triumph at Stamford Bridge. The City shot-stopper and Matija Nastasic were involved in a mix-up which gifted Fernando Torres a 90th-minute winner. Following the loss, Pellegrini refused to discuss the errors which resulted in Torres' winner or...

Last minute goal crucifies City’s efforts: Managers speak

Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City Torres is definetelty Mourinho’s best man on top of the foward line. The Spaniard delivered  Stamford Bridge at the last minute, following a mistake in City’s defense… Jose Mourinho speaks: First of all, I feel sympathy with them because I know how it is to lose in the last minute,’. ‘It’s a very difficult feeling, but of course it’s a great...

Chelsea player ratings vs Man City: El Nino outstanding for the Blues

Chelsea player ratings vs Man City: El Nino outstanding for the Blues - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea left it late, but Fernando Torres scored one after making another as they beat Premier League title rivals Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. Who made an impression on us? Find out with our Blues playing ratings below: Petr Cech Made saves you’d expect from a top...

Chelsea nip City late in Battle of the Blues

A late strike from a resurgent Fernando Torres helped the Blues to a 2-1 victory over Manchester CityThe post Chelsea nip City late in Battle of the Blues appeared first on The Soccer Daily.

Joe Hart at crossroads with Man City

I actually saw people getting up from their seats and filing out as time wound down at Stamford Bridge Sunday and I had to ask: "What are they thinking? Don't they know the Premier League has more drama than any other league in the world?" They do now, after Fernando Torres snatched a late winner to give Chelsea a massive win - and raise a lot more questions about Manchester...

Will Chelsea or City seize the moment?

A quick look at the bookmakers' odds for the Barclays Premier League title suggest that something with long term significance might be on the cards this weekend at Stamford Bridge ( live, Sunday, 12 p.m. ET ). Despite erratic moments in the opening weeks of the season, Manchester City and Chelsea -- in that order and with a sliver between them -- are current favorites to finish...

OSG Prem: ManCity's Defense Is Their Downfall

((HT: BPL)) The HQ would like to know what in the blue hell is going on with City's back line... especially after today's surrendering of a point snatching defeat from the jaws of a sister-kissing at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea... Game's tied at ones after a beautiful goal by Sergio Aguero, and this happens in the 90th minute... THE 90TH MINUTE... Nastasic...
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