Chelsea drops two important points
On the day that Manchester City beat Manchester United at Old Trafford, Chelsea played at home against Burnley. A must win match to maintain their five points lead over Manchester City. To maintain this gap to Man City they needed to beat Burnley. Something that was expected from a strong performing Chelsea team. Either way they will go into the international as Premier League leaders.
Kai Havertz finally delivers
Kai Havertz got his place as a strikers when ROmelu Lukaku and Timo Werner both got injured in the same match. The first match Havertz played as a number 9, Chelsea scored seven goals against Norwich City, but Kai Havertz wasn’t involved in any of the seven goals. This time he opened the score for Chelsea towards the end of the first half. This gave Chelsea a 1-0 lead at the break.
Chelsea forget to seal the deal
In the form Chelsea is, people expect them to extend a 1-0 lead against a team like Burnley. Somehow they didn’t manage to score a second goal, leaving everything open for Burnley to get a result. Around the 80th minute Burnley did the unexpected, by scoring the equaliser. It was Matej Vydra who scored the 1-1. Leaving Chelsea just over 10 minutes to get a winning goal. Thomas Tüchel tried to change things by brining Pulisic and Mount. With more attacking force inm the team, Chelsea pressed Burnley back, but they didn’t manage to scored a second goal. With 1-1 being the final score, Man City is now just 3 points behind, while Liverpool can close the gap to 1 point if they beat West Ham on Sunday. After the break Chelsea plays away at Leicester City, which will be another tough match. Support Chelsea in this away match with your own Leicester City v Chelsea tickets.