Saturday, 4 February 2017

Chelsea downs Arsenal at the Bridge

Antonio Conte's side secured maximum points against the Gunners.

With Arsenal winning the reverse fixture 3-0 at the Emirates. Chelsea were out for blood.

Chelsea made just one change to the side that drew Liverpool, with Pedro coming in to replace Willian.

Arsenal made three Changes to their side with Theo Walcott, Hector Bellerin and Chamberlian,  replacing Giroud, Gabriel and the Injured Aaron Ramsey.

Arsenal began the Match pressing the home side to force an error from the Chelsea Goalkeeper.

Courtois passed the ball to Ozil, the German midfielder passed the ball to Iwobi at the edge of the Chelsea box, his shot was deflected wide off the post.

In the 13th Minute Chelsea Wingback Marcos Alonso out jump's Hector Bellerin to head the ball at the back of the net, after Costa's initial header crashed off the cross bar.

Chelsea almost Doubled their lead in the 32nd minute when Peter Cech saved pedro's tame shot.

The first half ended 1-0 in favour of Chelsea.

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Chelsea quickly Doubled their lead in the 53rd minute with a fine solo run by Eden Hazard, the Belgian outpaced Coquelin, turned koscielny inside out before stroking the ball past Peter Cech.

Arsenal brought on Welbeck and Giroud to rescue the game.

In the 78th minute Welbeck almost halved Chelsea's lead, after his goal bound header was Saved by the Chelsea Goalkeeper.

Hazard made way for Fabregas in the 84th minute. A minute later he Scored Chelsea's third goal after an error by Peter Cech, he passed the ball to Fabregas outside his box, the ex Arsenal Captain lobbed the ball into an empty net.

Giroud got a consolation goal in the 91st minute heading the ball at the back of the net from a Monreal cross.

Chelsea are top with 59points.

Arsenal will drop to 5th on the EPL table if Liverpool and Manchester City win their Respective games.

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