Chelsea Strengthen Top Four Hopes With Comeback Win Vs Aston Villa

June 21, 2020
95 Views

Chelsea gave their Champions League qualification a big boost as they came from a goal down to beat Aston Villa 2-1 at Villa Park in Sunday’s Premier League game.

Two quick goals from Christian Pulisic and Olivier Giroud cancelled out Kortney Hause’s first half opener.

Also Read: Super Falcons Home Kit Nominated For Best Jersey At 2019 Women’s World Cup

Chelsea took advantage of the slip ups by their top four rivals after Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City all drop points.

Sunday’s win against Villa was Chelsea’s first Premier League away win of 2020.

Despite edging the early exchange it was Villa who took the lead 43 minutes as Hause reacted quickest first to a rebound from his own shot to put the home team ahead.

In the 60th minute Chelsea were back on level terms after Pulisic volleyed in Cesar Azpilicueta’s deep cross.

And in the 62nd minute Chelsea completed the turnaround after Giroud swivelled inside the area and fired into the back of the net.

Sunday’s win took Chelsea’s points to 51 and are now five points ahead of Manchester United who are fifth.

By James Agberebi 

Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.

You may be interested

Uzodinma planning to flee Nigeria with loots, borrowed funds after defeat – Imo PDP raises alarm
News
9 views
News
9 views

Uzodinma planning to flee Nigeria with loots, borrowed funds after defeat – Imo PDP raises alarm

Webby - February 9, 2023

Spread the loveThe Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State has alleged that Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State is…

 Buhari declares killing of Nigerians in Burkina Faso unacceptable
News
2 views
News
2 views

Buhari declares killing of Nigerians in Burkina Faso unacceptable

Webby - February 9, 2023

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared the killing of Nigerians un Burkina Faso unacceptable; noting that he received the tragic news…

PDP accuses APC of superimposing sacrilegious picture of Atiku onto image of Jesus
News
3 views
News
3 views

PDP accuses APC of superimposing sacrilegious picture of Atiku onto image of Jesus

Webby - February 9, 2023

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of being responsible for the sacrilege picture…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.