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Chelsea Duo Suffer Respective Injuries In Burnley Draw




Chelsea fans were left in a state of disappointment after the Blues played out a 2-2 draw at home to Burnley in the Premier League.

They also had to deal with two major injury setbacks from the same game.

Key players like N’Golo Kante and Callum Hudson-Odoi were forced off with different injuries against Burnley.

French World Cup winner Kante suffered a rib injury and he was replaced by Croatian international Mateo Kovacic at the halftime interval.

He had already scored for Chelsea in the opening 15 minutes of the game.

Kante levelled proceedings for Chelsea in the 12th minute after Burnley has shot into an eighth minute lead through Jeff Hendrick.

Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuain then ended a six-game scoreless run to give the Blues the lead in the game for the first time off an assist from Spanish right-back Cesar Azpilicueta.

The Chelsea lead lasted for just ten minutes after Ashley Barnes scored the equaliser for the visitors as both sides settled for a 2-2 draw at the halftime interval.

Callum Hudson-Odoi suffered an Achilles problem and was swiftly replaced by Spanish international Pedro Rodriguez with four first half minutes left on the clock.

Kante was subbed off as a result of the injury at halftime.

Chelsea felt the impact of the two injured players as they had to settle for a 2-2 draw at full-time after struggling to break down a resolute Burnley side.

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