London – Chelsea failed to maximize counter Burnley home games to keep away from the pursuit of Manchester City. Finish the game with 10 players, the Blues have to be satisfied with the score 1-1.
On the weekend of the 26 matches held at Stamford Bridge on Saturday (21/02/2015) night, which appeared dominant Chelsea 1-0 in the first half goal by Branislav Ivanovic in the 14th minute.
br /> In the second half Chelsea had lost Nemanja Matic who got a red card. Play minus one player, the hosts failed to maintain excellence typing Ben Mee scored the equalizing the score in the 81st minute.
The draw was not made Chelsea’s position at the top of shaky with 60 points, eight points ahead of City who can cut the difference was suppose beat Newcastle United.
While Burnley up one strip to the 18th position with 22 points.
In the fifth minute Chelsea has been able to make a goal chance. Cross Eden Hazard greeted header Juan Cuadrado but Tom Heaton still be dismissed.
A minute later Burnley respond by Ashley Barnes, but his shot from distance is still weak and easily be secured by Thibaut Courtois.
Chelsea finally took the lead through goals Ivanovic in the 14th minute, which is the fourth goal within the last month. Starting bait drop Eden Hazard, the Serbian defender passes through a horizontal kick bust nets Heaton.
After Burnley conceded just twice had chances that endanger the Chelsea goal, among others, through Jason Shackell in the 16th minute and Kieran Trippier in the 26th minute, but failed to break into the nets Courtois.
No more dangerous opportunities created by a score of 1-0 remained in the scoreboard at halftime.
Five minutes after the restart Burnley can be opportunities through hard shot Barnes but still be ignored Courtois.
Two minutes later from a corner kick situation leads to Nemanja Matic ball that was right in front of goal, but he was unable to direct it on target for disruption of opposing players.
Diego Costa are not “visible” throughout the game have a chance to make a dangerous chance in the 55th minute but the ball Cesc Fabregas breakthrough that led him quickly secured Heaton.
Chelsea have lost Nemanja Matic in the 70th minute after getting a red card from referee Martin Atkinson. Matic sent off for pushing Barnes, who moments earlier launched a dangerous tackle on Matic.
Ten minutes before the normal time runs out, Burnley able evened the score by Mee who gore with his perfect corner kick ball, while Courtois just stare at a goal conceded.
1-1 score lasted until the game was over.
Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Zouma, Terry, Filipe Luis (Drogba 85 ‘); Matic, Fabregas; Cuadrado (Willian 63 ‘), Oscar (Ramires 71’), Hazard; Diego Costa
Burnley: Heaton; Trippier, Shackell, Keane, Mee; Boyd, Jones, Arfield, Kightly (Vokes 79 ‘); Barnes
(Mrp / rin)