Home defeat for Sheffield United, as Chelsea secure the win (2-1)

Home advantage counts for nothing, as Chelsea travel to Sheffield United and take all three points
Technical card:
Sheffield United: Edouard Mendy, Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen, Reece James, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Benjamin Chilwell, Timo Werner, Mason Mount and Olivier Giroud
Chelsea: Aaron Ramsdale, Chris Basham, Kean Bryan, John Egan, Jayden Bogle, Oliver Norwood, John Fleck, John Lundstram, Max Lowe, Oliver McBurnie and Oliver Burke
Stadium: Bramall Lane
Goals: Mason Mount (0-1, min. 43), Antonio Rudiger (1-1, min. 55) and Jorginho (1-2, min. 58)

Sheffield were defeated at home by Chelsea at Bramall Lane on Sunday. Both Sheffield United and Chelsea arrived at the challenge after previous wins. Sheffield United had been hopeful of continuing their run, following a 2-1 victory against West Bromwich Albion. Chelsea were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Tottenham Hotspur and Burnley. As the table looks today, Sheffield United are in 20th place, with 11 points from 23 matches, while Chelsea sit in 5th, with 39 points from 23.

The first half of the game started favourably for Chelsea, beginning with Mason Mount opening the scoring just before half-time and managed to see out the first half 1-0.

Sheffield United started the second half on an intensified spirit, thanks to Antonio Rudiger opening the scoring in the 55th minute. Chelsea took the lead thanks to a goal from Jorginho, 58 minutes in to establish the 2-1, which sealed the victory for the visitors.

Sheffield United brought on David McGoldrick, Billy Sharp and Rhian Brewster for Oliver Burke, Kean Bryan and Oliver Norwood. Chelsea brought on Callum Hudson-Odoi, Marcos Alonso and N`Golo Kante, to replace Olivier Giroud, Benjamin Chilwell and Timo Werner.

The referee booked Chris Basham for Sheffield United.

Sheffield United will next travel to West Ham, while Chelsea will face Newcastle United at home.

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