Emphatic finishes from Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso gave Thomas Tuchel his first victory as Chelsea head coach in opposition to a below-par Burnley.
Captain Azpilicueta – the longest-serving participant within the staff – drilled Callum Hudson-Odoi’s lay-off excessive previous Nick Pope simply earlier than half-time within the Premier League encounter at Stamford Bridge.
Azpilicueta’s fellow Spanish defender Alonso added an aesthetic second late on, skilfully controlling a Christian Pulisic cross earlier than lashing a volley over Pope at his close to publish.
The spectacular Hudson-Odoi was unfortunate to not rating in between with a shot that was deflected on to a publish by Burnley defender Erik Pieters.
Chelsea comfortably registered a second successive clear sheet below Tuchel, whose first sport was the midweek goalless draw with Wolves, as Burnley didn’t handle a shot on course.
The one draw back for Tuchel was Timo Werner’s failure to attain for a twelfth league sport as Chelsea climbed three locations to seventh within the desk, whereas Burnley stay fifteenth.
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- 6Thiago Silva
- 20Hudson-OdoiSubstituted forJamesat 73′minutes
- 19MountSubstituted forHavertzat 80′minutes
- 9AbrahamSubstituted forPulisicat 45′minutes
- 12BradySubstituted forMumbongoat 76′minutes
- 18WestwoodBooked at 60mins
- 27VydraSubstituted forRodriguezat 57′minutes
- 9WoodenSubstituted forGudmundssonat 62′minutes
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Match ends, Chelsea 2, Burnley 0.
Second Half ends, Chelsea 2, Burnley 0.
Try missed. James Tarkowski (Burnley) header from very shut vary is excessive and large to the left. Assisted by Ashley Westwood with a cross following a nook.
Nook, Burnley. Conceded by Thiago Silva.
Foul by Kai Havertz (Chelsea).
Ashley Westwood (Burnley) wins a free kick on the proper wing.
Offside, Chelsea. César Azpilicueta tries a via ball, however Timo Werner is caught offside.
Offside, Burnley. Jóhann Gudmundsson tries a via ball, however Joel Mumbongo is caught offside.
Objective! Chelsea 2, Burnley 0. Marcos Alonso (Chelsea) left footed shot from the left aspect of the six yard field to the excessive centre of the aim. Assisted by Christian Pulisic.
Try saved. Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) left footed shot from the left aspect of the six yard field is saved within the centre of the aim. Assisted by Kai Havertz.
Substitution, Chelsea. Kai Havertz replaces Mason Mount.
Offside, Chelsea. Thiago Silva tries a via ball, however Reece James is caught offside.
Substitution, Burnley. Joel Mumbongo replaces Robbie Brady.
Try missed. Mateo Kovacic (Chelsea) proper footed shot from outdoors the field is just too excessive. Assisted by Jorginho.
Try saved. Reece James (Chelsea) proper footed shot from the proper aspect of the field is saved within the centre of the aim. Assisted by Jorginho.
Substitution, Chelsea. Reece James replaces Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Foul by Mason Mount (Chelsea).
Ben Mee (Burnley) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Try missed. Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) proper footed shot from the centre of the field is shut, however misses to the left. Assisted by Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Try missed. Mason Mount (Chelsea) proper footed shot from outdoors the field is shut, however misses to the left. Assisted by Marcos Alonso.