Kurt Zouma’s late own-goal gives Sheffield United a point at Chelsea

31 August 2019 04:19
Chelsea have a striker who knows how to find the back of the net but there will be no end to their early teething problems under Frank Lampard until they remember how to defend. They were far too open at the back again and did not have the experience to hold out against a streetwise Sheffield United side, who recovered from two goals down to steal a famous point at Stamford Bridge.Lampard’s young side walked off to boos at the end of this ragged display. They had wasted a wonderful opportunity to earn a second consecutive victory. It all felt so avoidable. Chelsea were cruising at half-time, with the impressive Tammy Abraham bringing his tally to four goals in two games, but they lost their focus in the second half and paid for their complacency when Kurt Zouma put through his own net to equalise for Chris Wilder’s determined side in the dying moments. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian