Chelsea vs Manchester City
Manchester City's David Silva (top) celebrates his goal with teammate Sergio Aguero during their English Premier League match against Chelsea at Stamford BridgeReuters

Chelsea maintained their five-point lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League, following a 1-1 draw against the Citizens at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Loïc Rémy fired Chelsea into the lead in the 41st minute, but his striker was cancelled out by David Silva at the stroke of half time.

The game started with City on the front foot as Thibaut Courtois was made to make a sharp save to keep out Jesus Navas' effort in 20 seconds, before blocking a low-angled drive from Fernandinho.

Sergio Aguero got a good chance to put his side ahead in the 24th minute, but some good defending from Kurt Zouma forced the Argentine to take a shot from a very tight angle, and Courtois was able to make a comfortable save.

At the other end, Joe Hart made his first save of the match at the half-hour mark to keep out Oscar's effort, following an error from Vincent Kompany

Four minutes later, a mistake from Chelsea captain John Terry allowed Aguero to break away and advance dangerously towards the Blues box. However, in the end, the move came to nothing as the Argentine's effort was wide of the target.

The Blues finally broke the deadlock in the 41st minute through Remy, who fired home after being brilliantly set up by Hazard following a lofted pass from Ivanovic.

Chelsea's joy was, however, short-lived as City responded immediately through Silva just before the break. Navas' inviting cross was spilled by Courtois and Aguero sent the ball back towards goal, allowing Silva to find the nets with the simplest of tap-ins.

The second half began with City threatening to take the lead as Fernandinho's header, following a good cross by Navas from the right flank, was tipped over by Courtois.

Another brilliant cross from Navas in the 65th minute found Milner in a very good position at the far post, but the Englishman's looping header only found the roof of the nets.

Frank Lampard received a good ovation when he was introduced to the attack in the 76th minute, but the midfielder was not able to make any difference to the score line as the match ended in a 1-1 draw, keep Chelsea five points clear of City at the top of the table.

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