Chelsea one step closer to the title as they beat Swansea – Chelsea 3-1 Swansea
Chelsea beat Swansea in an important fixture to move one step closer to Premier League title.Final score Chelsea 3-1 Swansea City.
Chelsea beat Swansea on Saturday night as they move one step closer to Premier League title.The goals were scored by Fàbregas (19′ minutes), Pedro (72′ minutes), Diego Costa (84′ minutes) for Chelsea and Llorente (45’+2 minutes) for Swansea City.
Chelsea started the game strongly as they were attacking Swansea City from the start of the game.There we few moves from Swansea but were blocked by Chelsea defenders.
The match was decorated by the presence of Chelsea legend Frank Lampard on the Stands supporting his team.The game was slow and were few chances during the first 10 minutes.
The first promising chance came to Cesc Fabregas and he had a great chance to mark his return with a goal but his shot was deflected away at the 18th minute of the game.
Cesc Fabregas made his 300th Premier League appearance by firing the leaders ahead after poking the ball through the legs of Jack Cork after the Spaniard received the ball from Pedro inside the box after good work from Hazard and Costa at the 21st minute of the game.
Fabregas had another opportunity to score in the 30th minute but his shot was saved wonderfully by Swansea goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski.
Swansea City scored equaliser at the 45th minute when Fernando Llorente scored a great goal by heading Gylfi Sigurdsson cross from a free kick situation.
The scoreline was level as both teams leave the pitch for half time break.Chelsea was dominating the game with more attacks and had more possession.
Chelsea started the second half with more aggression and the first chance came to Eden Hazard, but his hard drilled shot was saved again by Fabianski.
Minutes after that Hazard had a great chance to make the scoreline 2-1 but he shot from Fabregas’s pass was deflected off the Swansea goal post.
Swansea was destroyed by quick attacks from Chelsea, Chelsea’s quick attack was causing problems for Swansea and was forcing errors from Swansea players.
Chelsea took back their advantage at the 70th minute when Pedro scored a goal for the blues.Pedro’s curling attempt go pass through Fabianski’s legs to find the back of the net.
Diego Costa scored in the 83rd minute to wrap up the match for Chelsea.After the victory, Chelsea now sits 11 points clear at the top while Swansea is now at the 15th position with 24 points in the Premier League table.