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Chelsea 2-2 West Bromwich Albion : 5 Talking points

Chelsea 2-2 West Bromwich Albion : 5 Talking points

Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion

A late equaliser from James McLean got West Bromwich Albion a tough draw at champions Chelsea in the Premier League. West Brom came twice from behind to earn a point.

Both teams were coming off a victory well earned. Last time they met, Chelsea won a tight encounter 3-2, in which Pedro who debuted, scored and provided an assist.

The game was an entertaining one with West Brom giving a good fight and looked dangerous with possession. The referee had a tough game where on some other day, he could have sent two Baggies players. The game had lots of taking points; here are 5 of them-

Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion
Football Soccer – Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion – Barclays Premier League – Stamford Bridge – 13/1/16. Chelsea’s Diego Costa clashes with West Brom’s Boaz Myhill at the end of the game. Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley

1. The Best of the Lot

Diego Costa was the best of the Blues. Although he didn’t score, his presence was felt by the West Brom defenders. He made runs in right channel, allowing Cesc Fabregas to go long and had a direct approach to his game. Costae played like proper hardworking striker.

For the visitors, it was their captain Darren Fletcher, who controlled the game for the Baggies. He ran into wide areas to support, distributed the ball with intent and did his defensive duty exceptionally well. Also as a captain he did well to keep his players calm and not get them sent off.

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