Chelsea have capped off an absolutely emphatic week by beating Manchester City 2-1 in the Premier League yesterday.
City are soon to be crowned champions of England once again unless any absolute disasters late on, but Chelsea proved once again that they are vastly closing the gap on Pep Guardiola’s team, and Thomas Tuchel is coming up fast behind him.
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Chelsea had already played a tough match beating Real Madrid on Wednesday night, so there was always going to be some key players rested by Tuchel.
And in came Billy Gilmour for his second Premier League start to give the midfielders some rest, and once again, the youngster proved his high quality and intensity.
In fact, he ended up covering the most distance for Chelsea against Man City at 12.44km, with the highest average speed of 7.69km/h.
Not only was he all over the pitch, but he was doing it at speed. Sounds like someone else we all know and love in the Chelsea midfield right? A certain N’Golo….
Gilmour covered the most distance for Chelsea against Man City at 12.44km, with the highest average speed of 7.69km/h. That's intensity.
— Nizaar Kinsella (@NizaarKinsella) May 8, 2021