Courtois foul earns Chelsea a draw with Swansea

Courtois foul earns Chelsea a draw with Swansea

Saturday, August 8, 2015 7:56 pm


Courtois: red carded

Courtois: red carded

Jose Mourinho himself predicted it, that winning English Premier League, back to back, is increasingly difficult.

He got the jolt to reality today at Stamford Bridge, when his team was held 2-2 by Swansea.

Chelsea led the visitors 2-1, until the 52nd minute, when the keeper Thibault Courtois fouled Swansea attacker, Baf├ętimbi Gomis, inside the box.

Courtois was punished with a red card, with Swansea’s Gomis seizing the opportunity to level scores.

Courtois will also serve a suspension for the red card.

Oscar opened the scoring for Chelsea after his free-kick was missed by attackers in the box and found the corner

Swansea new signing, Andre Ayew netted equaliser for Swansea after wrong-footing the Chelsea backline.

Willian cross takes wicked deflection off Federico Fernandez to hand the champions the lead at half-time.


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