EPL: Burnley drags Chelsea to 2-2 draw



In a night that Chelsea could have moved above Tottenham Hotspur in to the third position in the Premier League table, Burnley held the blues down with in a thrilling 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge.

Sarri’s men failed to capitalize on a weekend which saw all of their top-four rivals lose With rivals Tottenham, Arsenal and Manchester United all losing, Chelsea will be frustrated that they could not take full advantage – a win would have taken them into third, two points ahead of Spurs.

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Jeff Hendrick gave Burnley an eighth-minute lead before N’Golo Kante equalized through wonderful skill by Eden Hazard before Gonzalo Higuain added the second six minutes later.

The visitors leveled when Ashley Barnes scored from close range, his 11th league goal of the season.

Very frustrating for Maurizio Sarri’s side, even as they lose their men,Callum Hudson-Odoi and Kante on injurythe.

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Burnley had no other choice than fight for their safety from relegation with three games to go, holding a nine-point advantage over 18th-placed Cardiff.


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