Manchester City officials apologised to Chelsea on Sunday afternoon after appearing to taunt the Blues by playing 'One Step Beyond' by Madness, following the Citizens' 6-0 win at the Etihad Stadium.
Chelsea firstly suffered a humiliation on the pitch, as the hosts reduced them to a laughing stock with a sensational display of fast, attacking football. Raheem Sterling gave his side the lead after just four minutes, and a quick-fire double from Sergio Agüero, followed by
City trolling Chelsea with One Step Beyond after stuffing them 6-0 was a lovely moment pic.twitter.com/SY4LHa2P2j— Dave Ellis 路♂️ (@fullback03) February 11, 2019
Seemingly rubbing salt in the wound, the hosts, as reported by the Evening Standard, proceeded to play the Blues' traditional celebration song at the final whistle, very much to the delight of the home support. Perhaps understandably, the Chelsea fans were less than impressed, and City officials ordered the song to be cut short, before apologising to the visitors.
Happy about the win, the hat-trick and for matching an all-times record. It's my honour and my pleasure to belong to this FC, with great companions, amazing fans, and being part of this wonderful team. C'mon, City!!! pic.twitter.com/BM17BmERe6— Sergio Kun Aguero (@aguerosergiokun) February 10, 2019
Meanwhile, Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri claimed he wasn't worried about his job being at risk following the heavy defeat. The former Napoli manager also pledged to stick to his 'Sarriball' philosophy, and lamented his side's recent struggles playing away from home. The Blues will look to bounce back on Thursday, when they take on