Revealed: Chelsea’s best two tacklers against Aston Villa. Should they start against Manchester City?

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Chelsea beat Aston Villa 2-1 on Sunday at Villa Park thanks to goals from Christian Pulisic and Olivier Giroud.

Several players stood out in the victory over Aston Villa on Sunday.

Chelsea’s top tacklers against Aston Villa were N’Golo Kante and Mason Mount, who won two each, while Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso recorded a Chelsea-high two interceptions.

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen won six aerial duels against Aston Villa, only bettered by Aston Villa’s Kortney Hause, who won seven. Olivier Giroud won five aerial challenges.

Meanwhile, our victory over Aston Villa was the second time in the Premier League this season we have come from behind to get a result, the other being at the Emirates in December. We have lost the other eight games in which we have conceded first.

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