Robbie Brady’s sensational free-kick on his complete launching gained Burnley a been entitled to 1-1 draw versus Premier League leaders Chelsea on Nissan Super Sunday.
Pedro’s seventh-minute strike placed the site visitors in advance however Brady – Burnley’s club-record finalizing from Norwich – noted his very first game at Grass Moor with an inch-perfect free-kick (24).
The hosts went closest to taking a 6th successive house league win, with Matthew Lowton and also Andre Gray both losing nice chances.
The outcome indicates Chelsea, that encounter Wolves in the FA Cup 5th round next Saturday, rest 10 factors clear on top of the table, although Manchester City could reduce that to 8 if they defeat Bournemouth on Monday Evening Football.
12th-place Burnley relocation into 30 factors, having actually taken pleasure in one more reputable house efficiency versus one of the Premier League’s leading groups. They have actually currently gone 6 top-flight video games unbeaten before their very own advocates for the very first time given that September 1975.
Sean Dyche made 2 modifications from their loss at Watford, handing complete launchings to Ashley Westwood and also Brady.
Antonio Conte maintained confidence with the group that took apart Collection at Stamford Bridge and also cries made a flying beginning again.
Victor Moses ruptured down the right as well as t-shirted up Pedro, that maintained his calmness to end up a great Chelsea counter-attack.
It was simply the begin the site visitors desired before a lively Grass Moor group and also they looked readied to press on prior to Brady struck versus the run of play.
The Ireland international, that was captured from placement for Chelsea’s opener, apologized with his equaliser, offering Thibaut Courtois no opportunity with a 25-yard free-kick right into the leading edge.
It triggered the hosts right into life and also with hefty sleet boiling down, they wasted 2 great opportunities to take the lead either side of half-time.
Their initial opening was developed by the excellent Joey Barton, whose great pass chose the progressing Lowton just for the full-back to fire directly at Courtois.
As well as 2 mins after the break, Gray did furthermore when errors by Gary Cahill as well as David Luiz placed the Burnley demonstrator individually with the Chelsea goalkeeper.
Luiz, that put on hefty strapping around his ideal knee going back to his encounter Sergio Aguero at the Etihad, was checked time after time by Gray, whose steadfast running maintained Chelsea’s protection on their toes.