A Tougher Test and a Tough Result

At Stamford Bridge, a first half that left fans displeased with the carding with Bernard headbutting (video) Rudiger, and thus keeping forces on the field even, the second half was weak, not the reaction Sarri certainly expected. Some drew positives, some not. The players are saying the right words; the next match will give weight to their sincerity.

Although Sarri remains undefeated after 12 games, a bit of spacing is occuring in the tables – unless ManU can bring City back down to earth in the derby later on…