Cardiff City vs Chelsea (1-2)
Chelsea has boosted their hopes of a top-four end within the Premier League as they fought back from goal down to record a controversial 2-1 ending over relegation-threatened capital town on Sunday that left Neil Warnock raging.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek headed in Willian’s cross within the initial of seven further minutes because the Blues – insipid for thus abundant of the competition till the arrival of Eden Hazard off the bench – created a significant turnaround at the capital town construction.
Víctor Camarasa had reacted quickly to comb home Harry Arter’s weak cross to open the grading early within the half. However, the Welsh club was unable to cling on to their lead throughout a dramatic conclusion.
Cesar Azpilicueta’s 84th-minute header dragged Chelsea level; tho’ replays showed the defender was in an associate offside position once turning the ball home.
Substitute Loftus-Cheek then nodded in a much-needed winner for Maurizio Sarri, United Nations agency had listened to a piece of the motion fans chant for him to be destroyed earlier in proceedings.
The result suggests that Chelsea move level on sixty points with Arsenal within the table, some extent behind fourth-placed Manchester United within the race to qualify for next season’s Champions League.
As for third-bottom Cardiff, they continue to be in deep bother within the relegation zone, 5 points behind nearest rivals Burnley and Southampton.
The way of the defeat visibly irritated manager Warnock, United Nations agency changed words with equivalent Sarri before heading out onto in the pitch at regular to referee Craig Pawson and his assistants.
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Goals Cardiff City
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Cardiff City Lineups
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Cardiff City – Chelsea Match Statistics
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