Frank Lampard had seen his team lose 3 of their past four top-flight matches on their own patch and that they had an early scare once a debatable offside decision denied Jeff Hendrick the opener.
However, Jorginho’s 27th-minute penalty and Tammy Abraham’s fifteenth of the season in all competitions settled nerves.
Hudson-Odoi then arrived on the act and only some later wastefulness from Abraham averted a heavier defeat for Burnley, WHO are four points on top of the relegation zone in fifteenth having compete a game more than the four sides instantly below them.
Burnley thought they were ahead within the eighteenth minute, however ben Mee was flagged offside once he nodded Dwight McNeil’s free-kick back across goal for Hendrick to end.
A var review allowed a marginal decision from the referee’s assistant to face and also the guests once more had no help from the video official once Chelsea went ahead.
Although Matthew Lowton force his boot out of a challenge on Willian, WHO perceived to be anticipating contact, he still clattered into the Brazil winger and Jorginho nonchalantly dispatched from twelve yards.
McNeil’s set pieces were inflicting Chelsea issues, with Kepa Arrizabalaga turning an occasional decide to his near post behind before Mee’s header from the ensuing corner was cleared off the road by Ross Barkley.
Mee’s positioning might have inconvenienced Nick Pope once the Burnley goalkeeper waved Abraham’s header into his net.
Pope partially atoned for that eccentric lapse with a pointy stop from Reece James, WHO crossed impeccably for Abraham’s goal.
Lax Burnley defensive allowed Hudson-Odoi to slip in Cesar Azpilicueta’s cross four minutes once the restart, with a var check closing Abraham failed to get a flick on it would have seen the goal ruled out for offside .
Abraham misjudged to move over at the close to post, having been denied by a reflex stop from Pope, WHO unbroken out a Willian piledriver and first-time Mason Mount strike within the final 15 minutes.
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