Chelsea bottom-half finish confirmed after defeat against Manchester City at the Etihad

Conor Gallagher reacts during Chelsea's 1-0 loss at Manchester City in May 2023.
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Chelsea's 1-0 defeat at Manchester City on Sunday means the Blues cannot finish in the top half of the Premier League this season.

City manager Pep Guardiola picked a much-changed side for Sunday's game at the Etihad after the Sky Blues' third successive title was confirmed on Saturday following Arsenal's 1-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest.

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