Chelsea suffered a very difficult defeat four days after the clash with Real Madrid

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Four days after receiving Real Madrid in the first leg of one of the key Champions League quarterfinals, Chelsea suffered a devastating defeat: they fell 4-1 at their home in Brentford in a match that matched the 31st date. of the Premier League.

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This is the first loss of the German-led Thomas Tuchel group since its owner, Russian businessman Roman Abramovich, announced his willingness to sell the club, hampered by economic sanctions imposed by British government derived from the war in Ukraine. Since then, he has chained up six wins. And it was also the first home defeat since October last year.

When the first half closes with a zero mark, no one will suggest that the fight win will be the final end of the match. Much less when German defender Antonio Rüdiger put the European champion three minutes ahead in the second half with a great goal from 35 meters.

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But the joy is fleeting for Blue onesthat a minute later, with a turnover in the middle of the field, allowed a quick move from Brentford that ended in a good sense from another Teutonic player, Vitaly Janelt, after a pass from Frenchman who had Bryan Mbeumo.

Ang bees, who is still carefully looking at the last places on the table, took advantage of the clean and jerk to lead to 9 with a goal from Danish Christian Eriksen, who is suffering a second spring after a cardiac arrest he suffered 10 months that ago. and he almost died of it.cost of life. Last week he scored for his team in friendlies against the Netherlands and Serbia, and this Saturday he scored his first official goal with his new team.

Before the locals could recover, the visitors hit 15 again with a filtered pass from Ivan Toney and another definition from Janelt. Three minutes from time, Frenchman Yoane Wissa took advantage of a loose ball inside the box to score the final 4-1 at Stamford Bridge and seal his team’s first win against Chelsea in 75 years. .

With this victory, Brentford climbed to 13th spot on the table and went 11 points away from relegation areas. Instead, the defeat left Chelsea third with 59 points, far behind the two teams battling head-to-head for the title and having done their homework well on Saturday.

Manchester City beat Burnley 2-0 away at Burnley with goals from Belgian Kevin De Bruyne and German İlkay Gündoğan, and maintained the lead with 73 points. His pursuer, Liverpool, won at home and by the same score against Watford with goals from Portuguese Diogo Jota and Brazilian Fabinho, and remains a unit behind the leader.

In another game of the 31st date, Aston Villa, with Emiliano Martínez on goal and Emiliano Buendía on the field for the last 17 minutes of play, lost 2-1 to Wolverhampton. In addition, Brighton & Hove Albion (started by Alexis MacAllister) tied 0-0 with Norwich City and Leeds United tied 1-1 with Southampton.

The day will be completed with duels with Manchester United-Leicester City, West Ham United-Everton, Tottenham-Newcastle and Crystal Palace-Arsenal.

Source: Clarin

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