Higuain Silenced As Chelsea Suffer Embarrassing Loss
English Premier League
Result: Bournemouth 4-0 Chelsea
Date: 30 January 2019
Venue: Vitality Stadium
Chelsea had a night to forget in the Premier League as they suffered a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Bournemouth on Wednesday night.
The Blues pushed for an early lead through a header from sbo bz sbobet Mateo Kovacic, whose header was tipped onto the crossbar by Asmir Begovic.After a slow, Bournemouth carved out their first chance midway through the half when David Brooks forced Kepa Arrizabalaga into a fine save at the far post.A driving run to the box by Brooks ended with the Welshman unleashing a shot near the box, but Arrizabalaga was on hand to make the save on 37 minutes.Two minutes to the break, the Cherries stunned the visitors when Josh King superbly drilled the ball past Arrizabalaga after being teed up by Brooks.Chelsea struggled to create any insightful openings, which forced Pedro to take a shot from 30-yards than getting into the box on 57 minutes.Brooks was finally rewarded for his effervescence after beating David Luiz to slot the ball into sbo bz sbobet the bottom corner to double the home side's lead on 63 minutes.January signing Gonzalo Higuain was hooked off after minimal attacking impact and Frenchman Olivier Giroud filled his boots two minutes later.With 15 minutes remaining in the contest, Junior Stanislas unselfishly set-up King to steer home his second and Bournemouth's third of the evening.The Cherries rounded off sbo bz sbobet the scoring in second-half stoppage time, as Charlie Daniels made it four with a glancing header following a free-kick from Jordon Ibe.Eddie Howe’s side elevate from 12th to eighth ahead of Everton, while the Blues dropped to fifth spot.