Chelsea vs Burnley (2-2)

Chelsea lost N’Golo Kante associate degreed Callum Hudson-Odoi to injury as they suffered a chance to travel third within the Premier League in a diverting 2-2 draw against Burnley at Stamford Bridge.

Maurizio Sarri’s men were hoping to retrieve from a 2-0 defeat to Liverpool in their previous top-hole outing however they born points all over again and will be facing critical games against Manchester United and Eintracht Frankfurt on the Main while not Kante.

Burnley – still nonetheless to verify their survival – went ahead through Jeff Hendrick early, and though Kante and Gonzalo Higuain saw Chelsea flip things around within the area of 2 minutes, Ashley Barnes pegged them back in associate degree entrancing half.

Chelsea did abundant of the offensive once the interval, however, Sarri – World Health Organization was far from the aspect lines in stoppage time – saw his side fail to form the foremost of top-four rivals Tottenham, Arsenal, and United losing at the weekend.

Burnley edged ahead just eight minutes into an exhilarating half once Hendrick sent a fine volley into the bottom-right corner, however the Blues fleetly equal due to Kante’s left-footed effort into the roof of the web once excellent work from Eden Hazard.

A brilliant move within the ordinal minute saw Higuain score for the first time since March three, grooving in off the crossbar from a right angle following Cesar Azpilicueta’s clever flick.

However, Burnley rehabilitated parity ten minutes later once Barnes fast on to Chris Wood’s glancing header.

Having lost Hudson-Odoi late within the half to a plain shin drawback, Kante was unable to return out for the period of play thanks to an according to a back injury.

Chelsea still looked cohesive going forward and nearly retook the lead within the 51st minute.

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Goals Chelsea

12′ Chelsea N. Kante
14′ Chelsea G. Higuain

 

Goals Burnley

8′ Burnley J. Hendrick
24′ Burnley A. Barnes

 

Chelsea Lineups

1 Kepa Arrizabalaga
28 César Azpilicueta
27 Andreas Christensen
30 David Luiz
33 Emerson Palmieri
7 N’Golo Kanté
5 Jorginho
12 Ruben Loftus-Cheek
20 Callum Hudson-Odoi
9 Gonzalo Higuaín
10 Eden Hazard

 

Burnley Lineups

1 Tom Heaton
2 Matthew Lowton
5 James Tarkowski
6 Ben Mee
3 Charlie Taylor
13 Jeff Hendrick
18 Ashley Westwood
4 Jack Cork
31 Dwight McNeil
10 Ashley Barnes
11 Chris Wood

 

Chelsea – Burnley Match Statistics

Chelsea

Burnley

22 Shots Total 6
9 Shots on goal 3
8 Shots off goal 2
5 Shots blocked 1
12 Shots inside box 4
10 Shots outside box 2
9 Fouls 4
9 Corners 1
1 Offsides 2
1 Saves 6
76% Possession Time 24%
676 Passes Total 217
590 Accurate Passes 131
87% Accurate Passes% 60%

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