Burnley 0-3 Chelsea: Blues grab a fourth clean sheet in a row as Frank Lampard gets balance right

Report and free match highlights as Hakim Ziyech opens scoring before Kurt Zouma powers home a header and Timo Werner wraps up the points; Burnley drop to the bottom of the Premier League

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Saturday 31 October 2020 16:58, UK

Chelsea kept a fourth clean sheet in a row as Frank Lampard’s side blew away Burnley 3-0 with Hakim Ziyech scoring on his first Premier League start.

The arrival of Edouard Mendy, who has conceded just one goal in six appearances, seems to have settled Lampard’s team down defensively, although the goalkeeper wasn’t tested at Turf Moor from the moment Ziyech (26) put the visitors in front.

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Kurt Zouma powered home his third goal of the Premier League season (63) from a Mason Mount corner before Timo Werner wrapped up the points with a majestic finish (70) to send Burnley bottom of the league.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche celebrated his eighth season in job earlier this week but may face his stiffest task to date in trying to keep Burnley away from the bottom three. From their opening six games, they have taken just one point, scoring just one solitary goal in their last six in all competitions.

Player ratings

Burnley: Pope (4), Lowton (5), Long (5), Tarkowski (5), Taylor (5) , Stephens (4), Brownhill (5), Westwood (5), McNeil (5), Barnes (5), Wood (5)

Subs used: Rodriguez (5), Brady (N/A)

Chelsea: Mendy (7), James (7), Silva (7), Zouma (8), Chilwell (7), Kante (7), Werner (8), Havertz (7), Mount (7), Ziyech (7), Abraham (7)

Subs used: Hudson-Odoi (7), Giroud (N/A), Giround (N/A)

Man of the match: Kurt Zouma

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What’s next?

Burnley will be back in action on Friday night when they travel to Brighton in the Premier League, live on Sky Sports Box Office, kick-off 5.30pm. It’s the start of another busy week for Chelsea, firstly facing Rennes at home in the Champions League on Wednesday; kick-off 8pm. It’s then Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, live on Sky Sports; kick-off 5.30pm.

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