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Esther Moore
March 7, 2018

Manchester City defeated Chelsea 1-0 to inch closer to winning the English Premier League title as Bernardo Silva victor leaves Antonio Conte's side five points adrift in top four race in a match played last night.

Chelsea have now lost four of their last five Premier League games and are in fifth place, five points behind Tottenham Hotspur who occupy the fourth Champions League spot.

His 46th minute score was the only one that counted in City's triumph Sunday at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

Striker Giroud said: "I don't even question myself about that - it is not a crisis".

After a spirited first half performance, Chelsea were eventually breached thanks to Bernardo Silva who finished off David Silva's squared pass to earn the three points for City. Obviously we could have done better but these are not small games. "We are not where we want to be but we are happy with how it's going at the moment".

Finally, Barcelona struck what will surely prove to be a decisive blow in La Liga's title race on Sunday afternoon, establishing an eight-point advantage over nearest challengers Atletico Madrid with a 1-0 win at the Nou Camp.

Chelsea FC won the Premier League last term but did not have the distraction on any European football.

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Eden Hazard has spoken out about his lack of input in the game as he was deployed in the "false nine" position with Antonio Conte choosing to leave Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud on the bench. We always hear it is quite impressive, but at the end it is our style.

"I could say, "You have to believe" but it'd look a bit daft in front of the team". We need to keep the focus on this and win the next game and go step by step.

"When the manager plays me up front (on my own), I try to give everything - but it's hard when you only touch the ball three times". The coach makes the team.

Indeed, Leroy Sane got past several Chelsea players all too easily in the 20th minute to set up Bernardo Silva for a chance at goal although he could only fire his shot over the bar.

"If I remember well, a few days ago, when Arsenal played against them, their effort was criticised because they conceded three goals in 30 minutes".

Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher branded Conte's tactics as "anti-football", comments which the Italian did not agree with the match. "We could have come back at the end but it was not enough and City deserved to win".

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