Premier League Results: Bournemouth Beat Chelsea

Chelsea must recognize the superiority of Bournemouth in the match of the 17th week of the English league at Stamford Bridge Stadium, London, Saturday (12/14).

The Blues played aggressively since the first round. Mason Mount had the first chance to score in the seventh minute. Goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale managed to secure the goal of Bournemouth.

After Mount’s chances, Frank Lampard’s men repeatedly managed to get the ball into the visitors’ penalty box. Tammy Abraham, Christian Pulisic, and Willian were unable to maximize opportunities.

The final settlement becomes a Chelsea problem. Eventually, Chelsea’s problems widened because they could not break into the Cherries defense.

The English league’s bottom board were able to draw the home side with a goalless score in the first half.

Entering the second half of the match, Eddie Howe’s squad present a different resistance. Bournemouth is bolder in attacking. The more offensive Bournemouth game gave attempt to several chances.

Choosing an attacking option, Bournemouth defense was slightly open. Chelsea then tried to take advantage of the situation, but still there were no goals from N’Golo Kante and his friends.

In order to increase the breaking power, Chelsea play with a 4-3-3 formation. No goal is created. Precisely the goal of Kepa Arriabalaga who conceded.

Starting from a corner kick, the ball was swept away by Chelsea players. Jefferson Lerma was able to head the ball back into the penalty box. And Gosling then made a shot of speculation while backing to the goal, the ball came in even though it was driven away.

The line judge raises the offside flag, the referee also needs the help of a video assistant referee (VAR) to check the validity of the goal. After consultation, the referee decided Bournemouth lead 1-0.

Chelsea’s effort to score a goal did not work until the fight broke up. Despite losing, Chelsea are still in the top four with 29 points. While Bournemouth is ranked 14th with 19 points.

Here are other facts Chelsea’s defeat of Bournemouth in the English league continued as quoted by Opta:

  1. Since promotion to the English Premier League in 2015, Bournemouth have gone three times to London and beat Chelsea. In the same period of time, the number of Bournemouth away wins over Chelsea is equal to Liverpool.
  2. Chelsea have suffered two home defeats in the last three matches at Stamford Bridge. Last season, Chelsea also lost only twice at home.
  3. Failure to score against Bournemouth is the first after N’Golo Kante and his friends have always scored goal in 14 consecutive home games.
  4. In the match that took place last night, Bournemouth only fired two shots against Chelsea.
  5. Goal against Chelsea was the first for Gosling in the English league after April 2019 when Bournemouth faced Southampton.

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