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Burnley V Chelsea - As it happened.

Pin Burnley v Chelsea, Premier League 2020/21, 31/10/2020, matchday 7 - Official line-ups. BESOCCER
Burnley v Chelsea, Premier League 2020/21, 31/10/2020, matchday 7 - Official line-ups. BESOCCER

Burnley V Chelsea - As it happened.

Oliver Hall by Oliver Hall @besoccer_com - 0 6,343

Join me at Turf Moor for this Premier League clash between Burnley and Chelsea.

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FT: Burnley 0-3 Chelsea
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Silva is down.
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Lowton has a shot from outside the box go just wide.
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Burnley are enjoying more possession but they just haven't threatened at all today.
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Burnley see a cross cleared away.
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This one is petering out with Chelsea content to sit back and see out the cleansheet.
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Silva has a header saved by Pope.
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Kante sees a shot deflected behind for a corner.
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Burnley free-kick inside their own half.
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Jorginho comes on for Havertz.
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Chelsea come forward again hunting for that fourth goal - they have been superbly professional today and will be furious if they don't manage to see out the clean sheet.
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Lovely ball through from Kante and Werner crosses it in but Pope is down superbly to stop Havertz turning it in unmarked at the far post.
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Another awful Westwood free-kick. The last one didn't reach the penalty area and this one goes over everyone and straight out for a goal-kick.
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Burnley win a corner that they take short but Chelsea give away the free-kick.
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Check complete, the offside decision stands. Giroud can touched home the cross from 6 yards out but was comfortably off.
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The ball is in the net but Giroud was offside. VAR CHECK ONGOING!
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Werner wins the free-kick on halfway.
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Long clears away a clipped Reece James cross.
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Olivier Giroud replaces Tammy Abraham.
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Chelsea win the free-kick on halfway.
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Chelsea are electric - this time the move ends with a scuffed James volley over the bar but they look like scoring constantly at the moment.
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Callum Hudson-Odoi replaces Ziyech who has been superb this afternoon. Robbie Brady meanwhile comes on for Ashley Barnes.
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Chelsea are looking for more goals here as Chilwell bombs forward but loses it and Burnley get it away.
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GOAL CHELSEA! Poor in possession from Burnley. Reece James shows superb quick thinking to cut out a stray pass and play it into Ziyech in midfield. The Moroccan does brilliantly yet again and plays in Werner who finishes clinically to score his first away goal in the Premier League.
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Burnley try to heave it into the box but it comes to nothing as Zouma gets it away with ease.
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James flashes another superb cross in but it comes to nothing.
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Werner takes a poor touch and Long cuts it out to stop the counter-attack.
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Chelsea are back looking very comfortable here at Turf Moor and you feel like having weathered that storm they will be pretty safe here at 2-0.
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A long ball from silva runs out of play or a Burnley goal-kick.
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GOAL CHELSEA! The ball comes in from the corner and Kurt Zouma outjumps three or four Burnley defenders to fire in a bullet header and score his third of the season and double Chelsea's lead!
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Taylor with a superb last-ditch challenge to put it behind for a corner and prevent Ziyech from taking advantage.
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Ziyech flicks it over to Werner who can't control it but does manage to win a throw on the far side.
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Mendy sweeps up another Burnley long ball.
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Westwood's cross is shocking but it all opened up for Tarkowski to take a snapshot from the edge of the box - it was never troubling Mendy in the Chelsea goal though.
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McNeil wins a free-kick in a great position.
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Barnes nearly forces a save from distance with a low left-footed effort just wide of the post.
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Burnley have had 50% of the possession in this second half compared to just 21% in the first. That is what this change of system has done for them.
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Burnley manage to work a cross into the box but Silva deals with it and manages to get it away before the move breaks down and ends in a Chelsea goal-kick.
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Reece James sees another looped ball in cleared away.
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Chelsea are back dominating possession as they did or much of the first half.
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Havertz tees up Mount who fires a shot that is an easy save in the end for Pope.
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Mount's free-kick is easily saved by Nick Pope.
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Long is beaten by Werner and cuts him down.
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Burnley have definitely started better this time around and are enjoying some good possession.
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Burnley push forward again but Chelsea scramble it away in the end.
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Westwood overhits a ball in and Chelsea have the goal-kick.
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Burnley win a free-kick in an attacking area but nothing comes of it.
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One half-time change as Jay Rodriguez replaces Dale Stephens.
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Back underway here at Turf Moor!
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HT: Burnley 0-1 Chelsea
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Werner is offside after a good Reece James cross.
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Chelsea have regained control and seem to have figured out the new Burnley system.
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Mount takes a shot from outside the box and forces a good block by McNeil.
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Taken short and Chelsea eventually win a free-kick in their own penalty area.
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McNeil earns a corner after beating Reece James and forcing the England defender to get it out of play.
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Burnley have changed things up here and are enjoying a good spell of pressure here for a change.
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Burnley venture forward and get a rare chance but Zouma steps up to flick the header away for a Burnley throw.
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Burnley win the free-kick on halfway.
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Corner is taken short and comes to nothing but the Blues retain possession, all the way back with their goalkeeper.
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Chilwell cross asks questions of Nick Pope but it is heaved away for a Chelsea corner.
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Pope sweeps up and tries to inspire some calm but his side loses it straight away and are back defending yet again.
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James worked it into Werner in a good position but he is swarmed by Burnley defenders who manage to win a defensive free-kick and bring the move to an end.
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Chelsea stay patient and just hold possession in their own half.
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Mendy claims it with ease.
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Burnley earn the corner.
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Chelsea have had 80% possession here so far and you have to say that their dominance has been remarkable.
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Chilwell scuffs a cross but the wind very nearly manages to carry it into the Nick Pope goal.
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Ball over the top is just about dealt with by Mendy in the Chelsea goal.
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It all opens up for Werner to set up Abraham but his cross isn't good enough and Burnley just about survive!
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GOAL CHELSEA!!! Werner does well down the right-hand side, he plays it into Abraham who tees up Ziyech to sweep home first time and score on his first Premier League start. It is the Moroccan's second goal of the season and you have to say that it's been coming.
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Kevin Long is the next Burnley player to head away a Reece James cross bu the Blues just keep on coming.
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Pope claims another Reece James ball in out of the air with ease.
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Another low Chelsea cross is cut out for a throw-in.
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Chilwell clips a ball over the top but Burnley deal with the poot effort and Chelsea have the throw-in.
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Appeals from Westwood after Zouma dragged him down but the ref says nothing doing.
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Chilwell with another chance at the far post. A great ball in from Ziyech is just beyond his outstretched boot and is out for a Nick Pope goalkick.
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A promising Chelsea counter but Werner's cross is cleared away for a Chelsea throw.
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Mendy send it long but Burnley win it back and are enjoying a bit more of the ball in recent moments.
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Chilwell puts a poor ball in and it is out for a goal-kick.
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Burnley get it away in the end despite the wind causing more chaos in the box.
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Another Chelsea chance as Abraham flicks a header into the top corner but Pope turns it over for a corner.
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A superb bit of play and cross from Reece James but Ben Chilwell messes about appealing for a penalty and play breaks down.
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Chelsea are keeping the ball really well here as they continue their dominance.
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Burnley get a chance to slow things down as they win a free-kick on halfway.
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Chelsea keep the ball and keep pushing. A couple of crosses keep the play alive before play opens up for Werner but he decides to pass instead of taking a snapshot and Burnley scramble it away,
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Great ball from Mount switches play to James but his low cross is cleared away by Tarkowski.
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The wind is wreaking havoc here at Turf Moor - the center-backs are struggling and we keep seeing shots of the flag at the Cricket End flowing in the wind.
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James puts a ball in but it is deflected into the grateful hands of Nick Pope.
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Burnley free-kick in their own half.
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Chelsea work it into the opposition box but Mount is outbattled and Burnley come away with it.
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Yet another ball over the top from Burnley. This one is cut out by Silva but you feel like that isn't the last long ball we will see from Burnley today!
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Chelsea win the throw on the far side after winning it back of the claret and blue side.
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Good chance for Ashley Barnes. Great ball over the top from Brownhill but he can't keep it under the crossbar!
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Burnley do foray forward but Chelsea win it back and try to build on a period of possession. Chilwell loses it and Burnley win the goal kick.
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Chelsea starting the more positive with a nice little ball over the top to Tammy Abraham cut out.
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We are underway here at Turf Moor!
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That's full time at Turf Moor as Chelsea put in a superbly professional performance to win 3-0 and climb up the Premier League table.
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So, not long to go here at Turf Moor, the players are out!
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A late change here as Werner is injured in the warmup and replaced by American Cristian Pulisic. Karlo Ziger is promoted to the bench.
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So, Burnley are looking to bounce back from that frustrating defeat to Tottenham whilst Chelsea will be looking to build on their Champions League form from midweek, when they swept aside Russian side Krasnodar 4-0 behind goals from Hudson-Odoi, Werner, Ziyech, and Pulisic.
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Chelsea though make three changes from that bore draw with Manchester United last weekend. They bring in Ziyech, Mount, and Abraham in place of Jorginho, Cesar Azpilicueta, and Timo Werner.
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So just the one change for Sean Dyche, with Gudmonsonn out injured and replaced by Dale Stephens.
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Chelsea: Mendy, James, Silva, Zouma, Chilwell, Kante, Pulisic, Havertz, Mount, Ziyech, Abraham. Subs: Caballero, Rudiger, Jorginho, Werner, Giroud, Hudon-Odoi, Azpilicueta.
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Burnley: Pope, Lowton, Long, Tarkowski, Taylor, Stephens, Brownhill, Westwood, McNeil, Barnes, Wood. Subs: Peacock-Farrell, Dunne, Richardson, Brady, Rodriguez, Vydra, Thompson.
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Hello and welcome to Turf Moor for this Premier League clash between Burnley and Chelsea - team news is on its way!
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