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Chelsea score late to deny Manchester United three points

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Chelsea took the lead in the first half through Toni Rudiger but two goals after the break from Anthony Martial proved to be a Manchester United celebration.

Sari’s Chelsea fought hard and refused to allow an additional goal from Manchester United. They pressed hard and in the last minute, David Luiz header came off the post only for Ross Barkley to send past Manchester United net making it 2-2.

It was the second goal for Barkley in a game that saw Alvaro Morata lead the striking force of The Blue.

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Morata will be remembered as the scorer of the winning goal in the same fixture last season but it was Mateo Kovacic who came made a return in the midfield. N’golo Kante made his 100th appearance for Chelsea as Eden Hazard and Willian tasked with assisting Morata from the side.

Tuni Rudiger passed a fitness test to make his 50th appearance In Saturday’s early kick off clash.

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The Red Devils come into the match speaking of making a determination to make a comeback victory following last week victory against Newcastle.

Juan Mata came in today’s match together with Victor Lindelof to replace Scott McTominay and Erick Baily.

The Spaniard started brightly in the first half exchanging passes with Lukaku up front in the attack. It was Chelsea who attacked in the 10th minute through Willian who saw his effort go past the goal post. Eden Hazard had been tripped at the box by Nemanja Matic.

Luke Shaw cross landed on the head of Romelu Lukaku but the striker failed to direct the ball in the right direction. Unfortunately it was Chelsea who found the opener after Willian shot found the unmarked Blues defender who fired home the shot.

In the second half two goals from winger Anthony Martial gave Mourinho hope for three points but an extra time goal from Ross Barkley shared the spoils in what was termed as a cruel goal.

The draw leaves Manchester United at position 8 a point behind Wolves who have welcomed Watford.

Chelsea temporarily holds first position on the table as Manchester City is currently playing Burnley at the Etihad stadium.

Slavian Mwangecho
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