MG– (Burnley 1-4 Chelsea). With Broja scoring, Chelsea fans fear the return of Jackson, who is currently the worst striker in the Premier League. Chelsea continued to struggle but Sterling had a brilliant match in all aspects.
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Mudryk’s injury caused Sterling to return to the starting role in Chelsea’s attack and he continued to be the one the away team gave the ball to a lot right from the beginning of the match. But after Sterling’s curling shot missed the post in the 14th minute, Burnley opened the scoring immediately afterward with Odobert’s finish through Cucurella’s groin.
Although Chelsea was given the advantage in the next few minutes, Burnley’s positions covered each other very well even when “The Blues” put the ball into dangerous positions. Sterling continued to be the most threatening to the home team at Turf Moor, but the equalizer in the 42nd minute came quite lucky for Chelsea: Sterling’s cross hit Al Dakhil’s thigh and the ball flew with a trajectory too high over goalkeeper James Trafford’s head. fell into the far corner of the goal.
Sterling has been in good form since the beginning of the season, but in no match has he shined as brightly as this match, especially when the second half started. The England striker earned a penalty from Vitinho’s foul to help rookie Cole Palmer score his first goal in the Premier League for his new club from the penalty spot, before running down to catch Gallagher’s kick and finish to increase the score. up 3-1 in the 65th minute.
Ten minutes later it was Sterling who made his mark again, passing in midfield to spark a counter-attack before passing in, and Palmer crossed for Jackson to calmly squeeze past a Burnley defender before shooting from close range. The fourth goal sealed the match and Chelsea, with this victory, temporarily climbed to the top half of the rankings in 10th place.
FT: Burnley 1-4 Chelsea
– Burnley: Odobert 15′
– Chelsea: Al Dakhil 42′ (counter kick), Palmer 50′ (pen), Sterling 65′, Jackson 75′
Start lineups– Burnley:Trafford, Roberts, Al-Dakhil, Beyer, Taylor, Berge, Cullen, Brownhill, Koleosho, Foster, Amdouni– Chelsea:Sanchez, Cucurella, Disasi, Silva, Colwill, Caicedo, Enzo Fernandez, Gallagher, Palmer, Sterling, Jackson
Burnley also needs to improve their defense as they have conceded 16 goals and failed to keep a clean sheet in 7 Premier League matches this season. Keeping a clean sheet in the match in round 8 becomes even more difficult when Chelsea is on the rise, scoring in the last 2 matches. In addition, the home team also receives a disadvantage in terms of head-to-head performance. In the last 6 matches against Chelsea, Burnley did not win, including 5 defeats. Further, Burnley lost to Chelsea in 11 of the last 16 clashes in the Premier League.
Chelsea is a guest at Burnley’s field with 2 consecutive victories on all fronts. The Blues defeated Brighton at home in round 3 of the English League Cup, then they beat Fulham 2-0 in the London derby in round 7 of the Premier League. In the match against Fulham, Mykhaylo Mudryk opened the scoring for the away team, he also scored the first goal for Chelsea. While Armando Broja was the one to score 2-0, he scored nearly a year after retiring due to injury.