FT: Chelsea 1-4 Brentford, Bees run riot on Blues in Stamford Bridge, Eriksen on Target; Burnley 0-2 Man City, Cityzens Reclaim top position

Hello and welcome to another exciting Saturday of Club football! The International break has come and gone and it is time for us to focus on the English Premier League. Today’s games would be exciting as usual, refresh this page to stay updated.

Full Time

One of the most astonishing results you’ll see in any league this season. Brentford beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge for the first time since 1939.

All five goals in the second half, four of them in the first 12 minutes after the break. Antonio Rudiger’s wonder goal to open the scoring now a distant memory.

Christian Eriksen’s first goal after his return to the Premier League just one part of an astonishing afternoon for Brentford, and a total nightmare for Chelsea.

FT Scores

Burnley 0-2 Man City

Brighton 0-0 Norwich

Chelsea 1-4 Brentford

Leeds 1-1 Southampton

Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

GOAL: Chelsea 1-4 Brentford

Who had a bet on this today? Drinks on you if you did. Yoann Wissa slams home a lose ball after some poor defending from Chelsea, Rudiger in particular with a feeble attempt at a clearance. Chelsea fans stream out of Stamford Bridge. Brentford supporters rightly delirious.

NO GOAL FOR KAI!

Kai Havertz looks to have pulled one back for Chelsea, but it is ruled out for a handball. The Blues are absolutely shellshocked here, trailing 3-1 at home to Brentford.

Not a good day for Chelsea

GOAL: Chelsea 1-3 Brentford

What a response from the Bees! They extend their lead after Vitaly Janelt dinks Mendy

GOAL: Chelsea 1-2 Brentford

Christian Eriksen gets his first goal for Brentford! He completes a quick counter-attack as he taps home Bryan Mbeumo’s low cross.

GOAL: Chelsea 1-1 Brentford

Sensational start to the second half in the Premier League, yet another wonderful goal! Vitaly Janelt fires in from the edge of the area to peg Chelsea back. Rudiger, having fired Chelsea ahead, was partly at fault as he failed to close down the Bees man.

GOAL: Leeds 1-1 Southampton

James Ward-Prowse doing James Ward-Prowse things. He curls in a superb free-kick, as is his wont, right into the top corner with an astonishing swerve. No chance for Ilian Meslier.

GOAL: Chelsea 1-0 Brentford

Toni Rudiger, from fully 35 yards, has crashed one in off the post. Just what Chelsea needed.

Second Half

The second half is underway in the Premier League! Toni Rudiger, from fully 35 yards, has crashed one in off the post. Just what Chelsea needed.

Half-times in the Premier League

The scores after 45 minutes in the 3pm kick-offs:

Brighton 0-0 Norwich

Burnley 0-2 Man City

Chelsea 0-0 Brentford

Leeds 1-0 Southampton

Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

GOAL – Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

One for the end of season blooper reel by Ashley Young I’m afraid. The veteran, on as a first-half sub for Lucas Digne, heads Marcal’s cross firmly into his own top corner.

GOAL – Leeds 1-0 Southampton

This could be a huge goal for Leeds in their battle against the drop. Raphinha’s cross is palmed away by Saints keeper Fraser Forster, and Jack Harrison cleans up to tap home.

GOAL – Burnley 0-2 Man City

Looks like three points already safe for Man City. Sterling again with the assist, pulling it back for Gundogan to fire under Nick Pope.

GOAL: Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

Jonny tucks away after some sloppy defending by Villa, John McGinn and Ezri Konsa both slipping as they failed to clear. Wolves well on top in the opening stages at Molineux.

Goal!  Burnley 0-1 Man City

Already Man City look like they will be reeling Liverpool back in at the top of the Premier League. Kevin De Bruyne fires in first time after being teed up by Raheem Sterling

Protest at the Bridge!

Chelsea supporters gathered outside Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon to protest against the bid for the club from Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts and his family.

Chelsea are once again tasked with focusing on the football as they welcome west London rivals Brentford to Stamford Bridge this afternoon.

There is all manner of uncertainty surrounding the club following the sanctioning of owner Roman Abramovich and several prospective new owners are still vying to take the Blues forward.

On the pitch, however, Thomas Tuchel’s men have been in excellent form and while they appear to have little to play for in the league beyond confirming a third-place finish, the German will be keen to see his side rebuild momentum after the international break, ahead of a huge Champions League clash with Real Madrid, and with an FA Cup semi-final to come further down the line, too.

Team News

Brentford, meanwhile, have put a small bit of breathing space between themselves and the relegation fight but Thomas Frank will know his side are not safe yet.

Burnley vs Manchester City

With Liverpool currently topping the Premier League after a win over Watford, the onus would be on the Cityzens to see off Burnley so they can return to the top!

City, who drew with Crystal Palace last time out, surely have to win all of their games from here.

Burnley, meanwhile, are fighting for their lives at the bottom of the table and shocked Tottenham at Turf Moor recently. If there’s one team capable of sitting back and frustrating City, it’s surely Sean Dyche’s side.

Team News

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