Chelsea player ratings: Marcos Alonso tragic, Ross Barkley woeful with Jorginho a passenger again

More questions will be asked of Blues boss Maurizio Sarri after they were once again humiliated as they dropped down into sixth place.


Here SunSport rates and slates the West London side – who are yet to score away from Stamford Bridge in 2019.

Kepa Arrizabalaga 

A keeper who cost as much as he did should probably have stopped the fourth goal – as Gundogan's shot seemed to go under his arm. Can't be blamed for many others though.

Cesar Azpilicueta

Clumsy tackle on Sterling resulted in the penalty for goal number five – skipper had a hard time against the England winger and Bernardo and could not find the answers

Antonio Rudiger 

Stood off and allowed Aguero too much space for his first goal. Hopeless clearance straight to Gundogan for the fourth. To think he was once linked with a move to City.


David Luiz 

Renewed hostilities with Aguero – the two South Americans have had some tasty battles in the past. Only one winner here though as the Argentine completely ran him ragged.

Marcos Alonso 

Opening goal came down his flank from a quickly taken free-kick. Found it hard to cope with City's wide men.

The only defensive change from the drubbing at Bournemouth – he did not make them any safer and was replaced by Emerson late on.

N'Golo Kante 

Regarded as one of the best defensive midfielders in the business but could do little to stop the sky blue tide sweeping forward. Chelsea were totally overwhelmed in the middle.

Jorginho

Passed up the chance to join City in the summer – and what a bad decision that looks now. Did not close Aguero down quickly enough for his wonder goal and could not really impact the game.

Ross Barkley 

Sleeping for the free-kick which led to City's first goal. Shocking header back into the danger area gifted the home side number three. No surprise when he was hooked very early in the second half.

Pedro

One of Guardiola's former favourites from Barcelona might as well have stood back and admired the job his old boss has done. Did not get much luck out of Walker or Zinchenko and replaced by Loftus-Cheek midway through the second half.

Eden Hazard 

Had a couple of trademark runs in the first half caused City problems but no wonder he is considering leaving if his team perform like this. Another who switched off for the first goal.

Gonzalo Higuain

Volley from edge of box tipped over by Ederson and a few nice link ups with Hazard – but got a demonstration of how to score goals in England from his countryman Aguero.


Subs

Mateo Kovacic

Didn't impact the game and was chasing shadows when he came on.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek

Made a brilliant surging run before being hauled down by Ilkay Gundogan. Chelsea fans will be left wondering what he has to do to start.

Emerson

Missed from a close range free-kick as he struck his effort right at Ederson.

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