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Pulisic Chelsea hat-trick sees off Burnley

Christian Pulisic Chelsea netted a hat-trick to ensure Lampard bags the three maximum points against Burnley.

The 21-year old American made it 1-0 for the Blues when he took the ball from Matthew Lowton and beating James Torkowski before sending the ball behind the net.

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He was at it again in the 45th minute when he received the ball from Brazilian Willian before beating Pope with his right leg for the second goal.

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Chelsea were ahead at the break as fans were all happy with the club’s performance at the Turf Moor.

In the second half Pulisic Chelsea made it three and wrapped up his hat-trick from a header as the stadium shouted his name in joy.

Willian doubled the second goal for the second half and fourth for the Blues two minutes later to send Frank Lampard to fourth position and level on points with Leicester.

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In the last four minutes to the end of the normal 90 Burnley scored two goals through Rodriguez and McNeil thanks to two assists from Robbie Brady.

Speaking at the end of the match, coach Frank Lampard praised his players terming the fixture a tough one but they controlled the ball very well.

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On Pulisic who was dubbed Captain America, he said he was delighted for him and noted the big price he came with at the club.

About conceding two goals Lampard vowed not to bring the issue in the dressing room as his players had performed well in a tough match.

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international

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