Chelsea keep Champions League hopes alive at Burnley

Chelsea keep Champions League hopes alive at Burnley

Chelsea keep Champions League hopes alive at Burnley

Victor Moses grabbed the winner, having already provided the cross which led to Kevin Long's first-half own-goal, with Ashley Barnes having earlier equalised thanks to a fortuitous deflection off his heel. They played a fantastic game with and without the ball.

Chelsea are now without usual left-back Marcos Alonso, who is serving a three-game suspension, and Emerson has a chance to stake a claim for a first-team role while he is out.

"There is a gap between us and Tottenham - we are talking about five points and there are four games to go", he said ahead of facing Southampton, who they beat 3-2 in the Premier League last weekend, in the FA Cup semi-finals.

Now I know I have this option and it could be a possibility for Sunday's game to play with two strikers, and for the future. "We deserved to win".

"I've always looked at Southampton this season and thought they were a better team than what the table shows, but they just haven't scored enough goals".

Because of his power in the air, his ability as an attacking pivot, good movement and a sheer hunger for goals, Morata often has been compared to former Real Madrid and Spain centre-forward Fernando Morientes. It won't be easy but we must be ready to fight.

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David Luiz is likely to continue to miss out with a recurrence of the knee injury that he suffered last season in a high challenge with Sergio Aguero. I used to be more than happy to see this efficiency from the entire crew as a result of tonight we confirmed nice crew spirit'.

The pair consistently unsettled Burnley's usually rock-solid defence although when Chelsea opened the scoring on 20 minutes, they were not involved.

'Giroud and Morata performed a incredible sport.

Burnley manager Sean Dyche was pleased with his side's performance against Chelsea on Thursday, despite losing 2-1, as he believes they are getting closer to the top teams. He is a player that has different characteristics to Morata.

His ongoing malaise became acutely apparent shortly into the second half when, after doing well to create a clear one-on-one opportunity for himself, the striker failed to even hit the target.

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