Video: Genius from Kepa as he appears to cheat during the cooling break to reposition a Man City free kick

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The word cheat in football is generally reserved for diving and play acting, but Kepa has shown a different way of doing it tonight.

Man City were awarded a free kick before the cooling break against Chelsea tonight, and it was right on the edge of shooting range.

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As the players head over for a drink, the cameras see Kepa picking the ball up and moving it back a few yards to reduce the chance of City scoring after the break:

Footage courtesy of BT Sport

The free kick came to nothing so his plan worked, but it will be interesting to see if anything comes of this afterwards.

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