Huge Result - Burnley Striker Hails Shock Win Over Chelsea

   Chelsea fans want Musonda to play against Burnely after seeing this cracking goal

CHELSEA TV GETTY Chelsea fans want Musonda to play against Burnely after seeing this cracking goal

Chelsea's Premier League title defence couldn't have got off to a worse start, as they were humbled in their opening clash of the 2017/18 season, as goals from Sam Vokes and Stephen Ward saw them defeated 3-2 by Burnley at Stamford Bridge.

Turns out Morata can play, and his diving header met a classy bit of playmaking from Willian to make it 3-1 in the 69th minute.

Chelsea very almost completed a dramatic comeback in the second half, with goals from substitute Alvaro Morata and David Luiz, but a red card for Cesc Fabregas meant that their attempt to recover was carried out with nine men, and Burnley were resolute enough to secure the win.

The Blues bagged a second goal in the 87th minute as Morata's knock-on found David Luiz, who volleyed home from six-yards out.

Mee believes that Chelsea's new striker Alvaro Morata, who joined from Spanish champions Real Madrid last month, could pose a threat to Burnley defenders but is confident that team will come up with and stick to a solid game plan.

"We tried to keep the ball second half and contain them, but they're a fine side, they threw caution to the wind because they had nothing to lose".

It wasn't to be the end of the first half scoring.

With two extra men, and a two goal lead intact, Burnley looked set to hold on.

Swansea failed to muster a single shot on target and will be relieved to have escaped with a point against a Southampton side which has now failed to score at St Mary's in 545 minutes.

Huddersfield Town made a dream start to their debut season in the Premier League as they beat Crystal Palace 3-nil away.

Tony Pulis ended a positive week by watching his side claim a first-day win over Bournemouth, after signing a new contract with the Baggies on Friday.

The central headed home Chris Brunt's free-kick on 31 minutes and that was enough to see off Eddie Howe's men.

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