A Bridge too far? Or a pathway to odds-on favouritism in the Barclays Premier League title race?
Those were the questions posed before trailblazing City’s latest capital adventure.
The answers were not wholly convincing either way.
The bookies will still have Roberto Mancini's fast-trapping Blues at the top of their lists to lead the field when the finishing line looms in May but Chelsea played well enough to suggest that they will also be a factor in the home straight.Read full match report
Barclays Premier League
As of: 12 December 2011, 9:56 PMView full league table
- Duration: 95 minutes
- Home possession: 50%
- Away possession: 50%
- Home: 4
- Away: 2
- Home: 11
- Away: 20
- Home: 0
- Away: 3