Chelsea fail to punish Man Utd, Arsenal and Tottenham after drawing to Burnley

first_imgTempers flared towards the end of the Premier League match (Picture: Getty)Tempers flare at full-time as @ChelseaFC miss out on the chance to go third and @BurnleyOfficial move within a point of @PremierLeague survival!Watch highlights from the 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge here:— Sky Sports MNF (@SkySportsMNF) April 22, 2019 Comment Burnley drew to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge (Picture: Getty)Chelsea were held to a 2-2 draw by Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Monday evening as the Blues missed the chance to move up to third in the Premier League table.Victory for Maurizio Sarri’s side would have seen Chelsea overtake Tottenham and consolidate their top-four position following a weekend that saw Spurs, Arsenal and Manchester United all lose.But the Blues were forced to settle for a point after both teams scored twice in the opening 24 minutes of the match.It was Jeff Hendrick who gave Burnley, now virtually safe from relegation, an early lead with a superb volley from the edge of the box.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityEden Hazard assisted N’Golo Kante for Chelsea’s equaliser, before the hosts went in front through a fine Gonzalo Higuain strike.Ashley Barnes levelled for Burnley just ten minutes later, however, and neither side were able to score a winner after the break.Chelsea, who are level on points with Tottenham and just one and three points above Arsenal and Manchester United respectively, were booed off.Speaking after the match, Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton said: ‘It was a massive point. We knew it would be a tough game. ‘You could see how much it meant to the lads. We’ve been very good at offensive and defensive set-plays.‘Gonzalo Higuain’s shot was a rocket. I couldn’t get my hands onto it. We can soak up pressure and make it awkward for teams.’Former Chelsea star Gus Poyet, meanwhile, said: ‘I think that it shows Chelsea were in control and the team attacking, but we expect that from Burnley.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘I don’t remember a team having so many touches in an opposition box. I think they were just playing inside the box.‘Burnley were so tight and compact inside their own box that they allowed Chelsea to play in the box, without getting through them.‘It was a game that they had to win – at home to a team at the bottom after what happened at the weekend. It’s two points dropped.’MORE: Maurizio Sarri and Eden Hazard react to Man Utd, Arsenal and Tottenham defeats Advertisementcenter_img Chelsea fail to punish Man Utd, Arsenal and Tottenham after drawing to Burnley Metro Sport ReporterMonday 22 Apr 2019 9:54 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShares Advertisementlast_img read more

Ugly duckling up for grabs in Brisbane’s bluechip suburb of West End

first_imgThis house was last renovated in the 1950sRay White South Brisbane agent Luke Croft said the house had been vacant for about seven years, and had previously been owned by two Greek brothers, with one family living upstairs and the other downstairs. A WEST End property that has been held by the same family for more than 70 years will go under the hammer at 1pm on Saturday.With two titles across 1239sq m of land — a vacant lot of 632sq m on Lower Hardgrave Road and a character house on 607sq m facing Doris Street — the auction is expected to be hotly contested. It has been in the same family for more than 70 yearsHe said the property — which will be auctioned in two lots — was a rare find in the heritage area.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours agoThe house and block plus a vacant lot will auctioned off in two seperate lots“It (the house) is definitely a renovator,” he said. “Structurally it is fine but it was built in the 1930s and the last renovation was in the 1950s so it is dated.“So far we have had a lot of interested from buyers who want to renovate the house, buyers who want to build their dream home on the vacant lot and developers who want both blocks for a development project.”Mr Croft said there were already four registered bidders for the auction, which will start at 12.30pm on Saturday.He said the vacant land, in particular, was highly sought after, as it was hard to find in the sought-after suburb.“This is blue chip property and it doesn’t come up often,” he said. Vacant lots in West End are hard to find these days“Most of the houses in the houses in the area are pre-war so come under the demolition control plan so vacant land is rare.”center_img “Regardless of what happens, we already have one written offer on the house and one written offer on the land,” he said.“No matter what anyone says, we are busy. The average block in West End is 402sq m so this is a good find.” As for the house, Mr Croft said a cosmetic makeover would make it liveable almost immediately.He said the property was surrounded by multimillion-dollar houses.last_img read more