Sergio Aguero’s hat-trick, Raheem Sterling’s double and Ilkay Gundogan’s effort additionally condemned the Blues to a 3rd straight defeat away from house as they did not make their means again into the highest 4.
The top of the sport noticed supervisor Maurizio Sarri bypass City boss Pep Guardiola when the 2 have been because of shake palms.
Sarri was apologetic after the sport nevertheless it was not addressed to the Spaniard, as an alternative issuing it to the Chelsea followers due to the humiliating margin of the scoreline.
The Italian mentioned: “I’m doing my finest and I’m attempting to get the gamers to do their finest however for the time being I can solely ask for forgiveness as a result of within the final three away matches we performed very badly.”
“It’s very tough to explain our efficiency. It’s additionally very obscure as a result of in the course of the week I actually was very pleased with the group.
“My feeling was superb yesterday within the assembly and the nice and cozy up at this time.
“We began properly however we conceded the primary objective in a silly means within the fourth minute after which every part was actually very tough as a result of we needed to keep within the match however we weren’t in a position to try this.
“The response was not superb. Within the 20 minutes after the primary objective we made loads of errors towards the improper opponents who performed implausible soccer.
“I am surprised because at the beginning of the season we played better away than at home. I don’t know what’s happened but at the moment we’re in trouble.
“In the last three or four matches we have been in trouble without a reaction at the first difficulty so we need to understand.”
The result increases the pressure on the Blues boss and when asked about how it might affect his future at Stamford Bridge, Sarri admitted he didn’t know.
He added: “I don’t know. You’re asking me about something that’s not my job. I’m worried about our performances, you’ll have to ask the club.”