Chelsea have been held at home by Burnley as they failed to advantage of Manchester United and Arsenal defeats.
Burnley scored first in the eighth minute through Hendrick but their lead was short lived when Chelsea equalized through Kante.
Chelsea doubled their lead thanks to Higuain who capitalized on Azpilicueta’s assist but again they were level on points with Burnley when Barnes equalized for the visitors just before the break.
The draw takes Chelsea to fourth position, a point above Arsenal who were beaten at home by Crystal Palace.
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Manchester United are three points behind them as the race to a top four finish continues. Tottenham who hold position three are level on points with Chelsea.