Chelsea FC Thrills Fan As They Beat Stoke City 4-2 In Stamford Bridge


Premier League leaders Chelsea equalled the top-flight record of 13 consecutive wins in a single season by beating valiant Stoke in a thriller at Stamford Bridge. An exceptionally entertaining second half included five goals as the Blues were twice made to retake the lead by a Potters side who gave them one of their toughest tests this season.


Gary Cahill gave Chelsea the lead when he headed in shortly before half-time, but Stoke defender Bruno Martins Indi levelled only a minute after the break when he poked in from close range. Willian handed the Blues the advantage again only for Peter Crouch to level with a side-foot effort high past Thibaut Courtois.

Stoke barely had time to celebrate, as moments after the restart Chelsea drove towards goal with Willian applying a fierce, angled finish.

With five minutes remaining, the Blues all but sealed the three points when Diego Costa - magnificent as a target-man - shrugged off the attentions of Martins Indi to fire in the fourth.

Source: BBC Sports


Chelsea FC Thrills Fan As They Beat Stoke City 4-2 In Stamford Bridge Chelsea FC Thrills Fan As They Beat Stoke City 4-2 In Stamford Bridge Reviewed by Exlink Lodge on Saturday, December 31, 2016 Rating: 5

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