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Yaya Touré praises Manchester City teammates for "fantastic win" against Chelsea

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Manchester City have swept the Premier League series against Chelsea this season, winning the two games by a combined score of 6-0 with dominating performances in both fixtures. Saturday's victory at Stamford Bridge was perhaps more impressive, with the Citizens thoroughly dismantling the opposition.

Captain Yaya Touré, who returned to the starting lineup against Chelsea after missing some action through injury, was one of the top performers in the game, playing with a little more freedom in midfield and taking part in controlling the game for the Sky Blues.

After the match, the Ivorian spoke about the victory, praising his teammates, especially the trio of Kevin De Bruyne, Samir Nasri and hat-trick scorer Sergio Agüero for what he called a "fantastic" performance, and he hopes to stay healthy in the final weeks of the season and contribute to achieve he collective goals for the home stretch of the campaign.

"We played very well and started by trying to control the game and I thought the whole team played really well. I think it was one of the best games we’ve played this season because it is not easy to dominate the way we did when playing at Stamford Bridge where it is always difficult.

"When Samir, De Bruyne and Aguero are on the field together they play very well and can hurt the opposition.

"I like to play everywhere to help the team. I was delighted to help my teammates again today, because I’ve missed two or three games through injury and it’s always difficult for me to watch my team-mates play without me.

"So today was fantastic and I really enjoyed it. I always want to be involved and help my team whenever I can. I always want to work hard and that’s what I will continue to do because we want to finish the season as strongly as possible."

Yaya Touré, source: MCFC