Chelsea 2 Man United 2 : Barkley’s Late Strike Rescues Point For Blues

Chelsea 2 Man United 2 : Barkley’s Late Strike Rescues Point For Blues

Felix Egbomuche

Felix Egbomuche

A late Ross Barkley strike at saw Chelsea earn a draw against Manchester United in the eary Premier League kick-off.

Two goals from Martial after Rudiger’s first half header looked like it was enough to get United all three points. But in the 95th minute, substitute Ross Barkey scored after David Luiz header crashed off the bar.

Rudiger gave Chelsea the lead 21 minutes into the game with a well placed header after losing his maker, Pogba. Willian was provider from a corner,

Martial restored parity ten minutes after the restart of the second half when he slammed home fortuitous deflection.

The Frenchman gave United the lead on 73 minutes when he fired a Rashford pass expertly into the bottom corner.

United thought they had done enough to ein the game until Ross Barkley who had replaced Kovacic pierced their hearts.

Barkley was the quickest to react after Luiz header had slammed of the post. The Englishman who’s enjoying a fine season for the Blues struck to send Stamford Bridge into a frenzy.

There was drama in the end as Mourinho and won of Chelsea’s backroom staff got into s scuffle.

The United manager couldn’t stand the sight of the Blues employee who celebrated excessively in front of the United dugout.

Mourinho who was already facing a charge by the FA for allegedly using abusive words on camera could face another charge sfter the incident.

The draws means Chelsea are still unbeaten in the league after nine games. It also takes The Blues to the top of the table before both Manchester City and Liverpool play.

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