Chelsea fans react on Twitter to Kurt Zouma performance v Manchester City

The French defender kept his place ahead of Gary Cahill for the crunch fixture.

Chelsea maintained their five point lead at the top of the Premier League table yesterday after drawing 1-1 with Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.

Loic Remy opened the scoring for Chelsea before David Silva scrambled in an equaliser. Chelsea were without the likes of top scorer Diego Costa and top provider Cesc Fabregas. Add to that the fact they played 120 minutes against Liverpool in midweek and it is no surprise they were fortunate to grab a point from a game City were the stronger.

In order to do so there were some incredible individual performances. Remy toiled away as the lone striker while Nemanja Matic was imperial, as always, in the heart of Chelsea's midfield.

But it was the performance of Kurt Zouma that truly caught the eye.

The young Frenchman kept his place in the first-team ahead of the out-of-sorts Gary Cahill yesterday. After shining against Liverpool it was just rewards and he was again immaculate at the back for The Blues.

The summer arrival from Saint-Etienne, who he had re-joined on loan last January immediately after completing his Chelsea move, kept Sergio Aguero quiet for most of the game and earned rave reviews once again in the process.

Cahill has a fight on his hands getting back in the team, as Chelsea fans seem pretty happy with the current displays of the colossal Zouma.

Here is some reaction from Twitter ...

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