23, April 2019
Chelsea vs Burnley played out a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge in a Premier League fixture
The contest produced four goals in the first half as both sides came from behind to level
Chelsea have now missed the opportunity to go into third position on the league table Chelsea vs Burnley ended in a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge as the Blues stay in top four on the Premier League table.
Chelsea started the strongest with Gonzalo Higuain’s chip cleared off the line by a defender in the sixth minute.
But the Sean Dyche’s men got their noses in front from their first real attack in the game via a corner kick. Jeff Hendrick volleyed home a lose ball that fell kindly into his range to put Burnley 1-0 ahead.
But in the 12th minute, Chelsea equalized through N’Golo Kante after Eden Hazard mesmerized a defender before laying a pass to the Frenchman who slammed the ball home to make it 1-1.
Striker Higuain then made it 2-1 with a superb strike that went into the roof of the net after a one-two with Ceasar Azpilicueta.
Ashley Barnes leveled the scores at 2-2 for Burnley after sliding in at the near corner from a headed set piece.
Chelsea had the better openings in the second half but chances were missed by Higuain, Pedro Rodriguez, but Tom Heaton brilliantly stood his ground.
A wonderful match for Burnley and a disappointing match to Chelsea.