Guus Hiddink’s Coached Team Chelsea is looking to keep their superb run of form going when they hosted Stoke City in the premier league game on Saturday evening. Youngster Bertrand Traore scored the opening goal for Chelsea to put the Blues 1-0 up just before the break. Chelsea started without Diego Costa as Hiddink rested him before the big Champions League game in midweek. Watch match highlights of Chelsea vs Stoke right here.
Chelsea 1-1 Stoke City–Match Highlights
- 39′ 1–0 Bertrand Traore scored 6 minutes before half-time to put Chelsea 1-0 up.
- 83′ 1–1 Meme Diof made it 1-1 on the night with a late goal.
No Costa no problem as far as Chelsea is concerned, Bertrand Traore stepped up in place of Costa and put Chelsea 1-0 up 5 minutes before the break. First half lacked any major action uptill Traore poked home Chelsea’s first goal of the day.
The Blues’ 20-year-old striker, filling in for Diego Costa, netted in the first half, though the visitors rallied to claim a deserved point at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Mame Biram Diouf struck late to deny Chelsea victory at Stamford Bridge as Stoke City claimed a 1-1 draw, though the Blues remain unbeaten in the Premier League under Guus Hiddink.
Youngster Bertrand Traore was given a shot in the first-team due to a slight injury picked up by Diego Costa, and repaid his manager’s faith with a stunning goal, turning on the edge of the box and rifling an effort into the top corner.
Chelsea had opportunities to kill off the match but were undone by Diouf’s late header, though the Blues have now gone 12 matches without defeat under Hiddink – the longest such streak under a new manager in Premier League history.
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