Dara O’Shea rescues point for 10-man Burnley at Chelsea after Palmer double

The angst gripping Chelsea will not disappear until they learn how to manage games. Immaturity was key to Mauricio Pochettino’s side failing to make the most of Cole Palmer’s brilliance and somehow contriving to slip to a costly 2-2 draw with 10-man Burnley, who still have hope of staying up after extending their unbeaten run to three matches.

Burnley, their numbers reduced after Lorenz Assignon’s first-half red card, fought hard for a point. Chelsea led twice, Palmer scoring both of their goals, but they remain in 11th place after more poor defending. Pochettino will wince at the fact that his side have conceded twice in each of their past five games. He could not be surprised to hear boos after Burnley, who remain in the bottom three, held on thanks to goals from Josh Cullen and Dara O’Shea.

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