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Barclays Premier League

Saturday, 21 February 2015,

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Burnley
  • Kickoff: 16:00 BST
  • Stadium: Stamford Bridge
  • Referee: -
  • Stadium: Stamford Bridge
  • Attendance: 41,629
  • 14' Branislav Ivanovic
  • 70' Nemanja Matic
  • 81' Benjamin Mee

Chelsea

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Mikel still missing for Chelsea

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel remains sidelined for Saturday's Barclays Premier League clash with Burnley.

Mikel has a knee injury and is at least two weeks away from full fitness, so misses the Stamford Bridge clash.

Boss Jose Mourinho has otherwise reported a clean bill of health with no fresh injuries arising from the 1-1 draw with PSG.

Burnley welcome Stephen Ward back into the squad for the first time in two-and-a-half months.

The full-back has recovered from a fractured ankle suffered in the 1-1 draw against Newcastle at the start of December.

Dean Marney has undergone successful surgery on his cruciate ligament injury yet he will be out until next season along with Kevin Long while Matt Taylor suffered a slight setback in his recovery from Achilles surgery but is back training with the squad again.

Tom Heaton insists Burnley will not worry too much about the number of headed goals they are conceding.

Of the 43 goals the Clarets have shipped in the Premier League this season, 16 have been headers, more than any other team.

The weakness has cost them dearly over the past couple of games, with four of the five goals scored by West Brom and Manchester United being headers from corners.

Burnley were arguably the better team in both games but picked up only a single point from a draw with West Brom in a match they had led 2-0.

Goalkeeper Heaton said: "We don't think it's a major issue, we just need to tighten up a few little things, which we will do.

"We're certainly trying to avoid (becoming fixated on it), and we won't do. The facts are there in terms of it being something we need to look at, try to adjust and affect it a little bit, but at that point you put it to bed and you go out there and you still have to have the freedom and clarity to go and play and try to do the right things.

"Sometimes I've found in my career these things crop up. If you go in there and people are thinking about it, it can create more of an issue so we'll certainly try to avoid that."

After last week's trip to Old Trafford, which ended in a 3-1 defeat, Burnley visit league leaders Chelsea on Saturday.

"We can take a lot of positives from the United away performance last week," said Heaton.

"It was frustrating not to come away with something after the way we played but, if we play like that over a prolonged period, then we'll get the results we want.

"We know Chelsea are a top side but we'll try to go about it in right manner and look to upset them."

91'+4

End Regular Time

91'+4

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 95'

91'+4

Kurt Zouma (Chelsea) Throw In at 95'

91'+3

Attempt missed. Danny Ings (Burnley) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by George Boyd following a fast break.

91'+3

George Boyd (Burnley) Assists Shot at 94'

91'+3

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 94'

91'+2

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 93'

91'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 91'

90'

Ramires (Chelsea) Free Kick at 90'

90'

Willian (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

89'

Attempt missed. Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Willian with a headed pass.

89'

Willian (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 89'

89'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Throw In at 89'

88'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 88'

86'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 86'

86'

Substitution, Chelsea. Didier Drogba replaces Filipe Luis.

85'

Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Kurt Zouma.

83'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 83'

83'

Attempt blocked. Danny Ings (Burnley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sam Vokes.

83'

Sam Vokes (Burnley) Assists Shot at 83'

82'

Filipe Luis (Chelsea) Throw In at 82'

82'

Danny Ings (Burnley) Blocked Pass at 82'

81'

1 - 1

Goal! Chelsea 1, Burnley 1. Ben Mee (Burnley) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kieran Trippier with a cross following a corner.

81'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Assists Shot at 81'

80'

Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Thibaut Courtois.

80'

Ashley Barnes (Burnley) Corner Kick at 80'

80'

Attempt saved. Ashley Barnes (Burnley) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

80'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 80'

79'

Substitution, Burnley. Sam Vokes replaces Michael Kightly.

78'

Attempt missed. Ramires (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Eden Hazard.

78'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 78'

76'

Attempt missed. Ashley Barnes (Burnley) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Michael Keane.

76'

Michael Keane (Burnley) Assists Shot at 76'

76'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 76'

75'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 75'

74'

Jason Shackell (Burnley) Free Kick at 74'

74'

Jason Shackell (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

74'

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea) Free Kick at 74'

74'

Foul by Michael Kightly (Burnley).

73'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 73'

73'

Filipe Luis (Chelsea) Throw In at 73'

72'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 72'

72'

Substitution, Chelsea. Ramires replaces Oscar.

71'

Branislav Ivanovic

70'

Nemanja Matic

70'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 70'

70'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 70'

69'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 69'

69'

Oscar (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 69'

68'

Attempt blocked. Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Willian.

68'

Willian (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 68'

68'

Attempt saved. Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Diego Costa.

68'

Diego Costa (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 68'

66'

Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Michael Keane.

66'

Filipe Luis (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 66'

65'

Filipe Luis (Chelsea) Free Kick at 65'

65'

Foul by George Boyd (Burnley).

64'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 64'

63'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Free Kick at 63'

63'

Substitution, Chelsea. Willian replaces Juan Cuadrado.

63'

Michael Kightly

62'

Foul by Kurt Zouma (Chelsea).

60'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 60'

59'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Free Kick at 59'

59'

Foul by John Terry (Chelsea).

58'

Attempt missed. Diego Costa (Chelsea) right footed shot from very close range misses to the left. Assisted by Branislav Ivanovic with a cross.

58'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 58'

57'

Michael Keane (Burnley) Blocked Pass at 57'

56'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 56'

56'

Juan Cuadrado (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the right wing.

56'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Free Kick at 56'

55'

Foul by John Terry (Chelsea).

55'

Attempt saved. Diego Costa (Chelsea) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Eden Hazard.

55'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 55'

54'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 54'

53'

Attempt blocked. Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Branislav Ivanovic.

53'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 53'

53'

Attempt missed. Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Cesc Fàbregas with a cross following a corner.

53'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 53'

53'

Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Kieran Trippier.

53'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 53'

51'

Filipe Luis (Chelsea) Throw In at 51'

51'

Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Thibaut Courtois.

51'

Ashley Barnes (Burnley) Corner Kick at 50'

50'

Attempt saved. Ashley Barnes (Burnley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

50'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Free Kick at 50'

49'

Foul by Oscar (Chelsea).

47'

Scott Arfield (Burnley) Blocked Pass at 47'

47'

Jason Shackell (Burnley) Free Kick at 47'

46'

Offside, Chelsea. Thibaut Courtois tries a through ball, but Diego Costa is caught offside.

46'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 46'

46'

Second Half begins Chelsea 1, Burnley 0.

46'+2

First Half ends, Chelsea 1, Burnley 0.

46'+1

Attempt missed. Juan Cuadrado (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

46'+1

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Blocked Pass at 47'

44'

Filipe Luis (Chelsea) Throw In at 44'

43'

Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Kieran Trippier.

41'

Filipe Luis (Chelsea) Throw In at 41'

41'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 41'

41'

George Boyd

41'

Oscar (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

40'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 40'

40'

Foul by Scott Arfield (Burnley).

40'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 40'

40'

Foul by Ashley Barnes (Burnley).

40'

Filipe Luis (Chelsea) Throw In at 40'

39'

George Boyd (Burnley) Blocked Pass at 39'

39'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 39'

37'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 37'

37'

Tom Heaton (Burnley) Free Kick at 37'

37'

Offside, Chelsea. Oscar tries a through ball, but Diego Costa is caught offside.

36'

Attempt missed. Oscar (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Filipe Luis.

36'

Filipe Luis (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 36'

35'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 35'

34'

George Boyd (Burnley) Throw In at 34'

34'

Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Juan Cuadrado.

34'

David Jones (Burnley) Free Kick at 34'

33'

Foul by Kurt Zouma (Chelsea).

33'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 32'

32'

Foul by Michael Kightly (Burnley).

32'

Attempt blocked. Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Juan Cuadrado.

32'

Juan Cuadrado (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 32'

32'

Filipe Luis (Chelsea) Throw In at 32'

32'

Scott Arfield (Burnley) Blocked Pass at 32'

31'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 31'

31'

Oscar (Chelsea) Throw In at 31'

31'

Scott Arfield (Burnley) Blocked Pass at 31'

31'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Free Kick at 31'

30'

Foul by Ashley Barnes (Burnley).

30'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Free Kick at 30'

29'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

28'

George Boyd (Burnley) Free Kick at 28'

28'

George Boyd (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

27'

George Boyd (Burnley) Blocked Pass at 27'

27'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 27'

25'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 25'

23'

Jason Shackell (Burnley) Free Kick at 23'

23'

Jason Shackell (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

23'

Attempt saved. Ashley Barnes (Burnley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ben Mee.

23'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Assists Shot at 23'

22'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 22'

22'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Throw In at 22'

21'

Filipe Luis (Chelsea) Throw In at 21'

18'

Attempt missed. Jason Shackell (Burnley) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Kieran Trippier with a cross following a corner.

18'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Assists Shot at 18'

17'

Kieran Trippier (Burnley) Corner Kick at 17'

17'

Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Filipe Luis.

16'

Diego Costa (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 16'

16'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Throw In at 16'

15'

Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Ben Mee.

15'

Oscar (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 15'

15'

Attempt saved. Oscar (Chelsea) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Eden Hazard.

15'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 15'

14'

1 - 0

Goal! Chelsea 1, Burnley 0. Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Eden Hazard.

14'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 14'

13'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 13'

12'

Diego Costa (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 12'

12'

Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Michael Keane.

11'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 11'

11'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 11'

10'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 10'

9'

Jason Shackell (Burnley) Free Kick at 9'

9'

Offside, Chelsea. Thibaut Courtois tries a through ball, but Diego Costa is caught offside.

8'

Attempt missed. George Boyd (Burnley) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by David Jones.

8'

David Jones (Burnley) Assists Shot at 8'

8'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 8'

8'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 8'

8'

John Terry (Chelsea) Free Kick at 8'

7'

Offside, Burnley. Ben Mee tries a through ball, but Ashley Barnes is caught offside.

6'

Attempt saved. Ashley Barnes (Burnley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

6'

John Terry (Chelsea) Free Kick at 6'

6'

Offside, Burnley. Kieran Trippier tries a through ball, but George Boyd is caught offside.

5'

Juan Cuadrado (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 5'

5'

Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Tom Heaton.

5'

Attempt saved. Juan Cuadrado (Chelsea) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Filipe Luis.

5'

Filipe Luis (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 5'

5'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 5'

5'

Scott Arfield (Burnley) Blocked Pass at 5'

3'

Danny Ings (Burnley) Corner Kick at 3'

3'

Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Kurt Zouma.

3'

Benjamin Mee (Burnley) Throw In at 3'

1'

First Half begins.

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Possession

61%
39%
  • Chelsea
  • Burnley

Shots

14
10

Shots on target

5
5

Fouls

9
9

Corners

7
7

Yellow Cards

1
2

Red Cards

1
0

Head to Head

Chelsea1 - 1Burnley
Burnley1 - 3Chelsea
Burnley1 - 2Chelsea
Chelsea3 - 0Burnley
Chelsea1 - 1Burnley
Burnley3 - 0Chelsea

Chelsea

  • 13Thibaut Courtois
  • 3Filipe Luis
  • -> Didier Drogba
  • 2Branislav Ivanovic
  • 26John Terry
  • 5Kurt Zouma
  • 8Oscar
  • -> Ramires
  • 10Eden Hazard
  • 21Nemanja Matic
  • 23Juan Cuadrado
  • -> Willian
  • 4Cesc Fàbregas
  • 19Diego Costa
  • Subs
  • 24Gary Cahill
  • 18Loïc Rémy
  • 1Petr Cech
  • 28César Azpilicueta

Burnley

  • 1Tom Heaton
  • 25Michael Keane
  • 6Benjamin Mee
  • 2Kieran Trippier
  • 5Jason Shackell
  • 11Michael Kightly
  • -> Sam Vokes
  • 21George Boyd
  • 10Danny Ings
  • 37Scott Arfield
  • 30Ashley Barnes
  • 14David Jones
  • Subs
  • 18Steven Reid
  • 23Stephen Ward
  • 19Lucas Jutkiewicz
  • 22Matthew Gilks
  • 7Ross Wallace
  • 4Mike Duff

Chelsea 1-1 Burnley

Chelsea's troubled week ended in further controversy when Nemanja Matic was sent off as Burnley plundered a late 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw at Stamford Bridge.

Matic was shown a straight red card by referee Martin Atkinson for pushing over Ashley Barnes after taking exception to a nasty one-footed lunge from the forward.

John Terry and Kurt Zouma restrained Matic as he seethed at the tackle, before the Serbian eventually left the pitch knowing he now faces a three-match ban for violent conduct.

Branislav Ivanovic was booked during the same flashpoint for attempting to prevent Atkinson withdrawing the red card from his pocket.

Chelsea had been coasting until Matic's dismissal with Ivanovic firing them into a 14th minute lead, but the melee sparked a revival from Burnley who saw Barnes go close before Ben Mee headed in the equaliser.

The eventful final 21 minutes at Stamford Bridge concluded a miserable week for the Blues, who have been desperate to repair the damage caused when footage emerged of a small group of their fans racially abusing a black man on the Paris Metro on Tuesday night.

Once again they expressed their anger after a commuter was prevented from boarding a train amid chants of ''we're racist, we're racist and that's the way we like it''.

John Terry used his captain's notes in the matchday programme for Chelsea's annual 'Game for Equality' to describe the incident as ``unacceptable'', while chairman Bruce Buck admitted the event had placed the club at a ``crossroads'' in their fight to stamp out discrimination.

Another potential storm looms on the horizon, however, after police confirmed on Saturday morning they are seeking a gang of men - believed to be Chelsea fans - who were heard shouting racist chants at London St Pancras on Wednesday night.

It was against this backdrop that the Premier League leaders met relegation-threatened Burnley and the relief from controversy they sought appeared imminent as they poured forward in search of a second, but it was the visitors who finished the stronger team.

The match had barely started when Juan Cuadrado looped a header that keeper Tom Heaton parried to safety with his fingertips, but by the 14th minute Chelsea were ahead.

Burnley's defence was caught dithering and Eden Hazard capitalised, weaving a seemingly impossible path to the byline before pulling back to Ivanovic who drilled the ball home from close range.

The sublime interchange that followed moments later between Hazard, Diego Costa and Oscar was worthy of a second, but they were guilty of over-elaboration when the trigger needed to be pulled.

Ivanovic had a penalty appeal for handball rejected by referee Atkinson and apart from a smart save by Thibaut Courtois, it largely remained one way traffic.

Atkinson had a bigger call to make on the stroke of half-time when Jason Shackell appeared to push Costa over, but the official waved play on and was met with jeers from home fans.

Stood in the technical area, an incredulous Mourinho shook his head with his face breaking out into a wry smile.

Barnes tried his luck from long range with a dipping shot and would have been successful but for the reflexes of Courtois.

Chelsea were quickly back on to the offensive, Oscar playing a beautiful ball through to Costa who ghosted into a strong position only for his shot to lack power, enabling Heaton to deny the Spaniard.

The Blues were pushing hard for a second as Costa almost connected with a fine cross by Ivanovic before scrambling defence stopped another attack at the crucial moment.

Matic was dismissed and Barnes almost beat Courtois, before Burnley plundered the equaliser when Ben Mee leaped high between two defenders to nod home at the far post.

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