- Chelsea 3-0 after 23 minutes
- Willian wins, scores PK in 73rd
- Potters concede PL-worst 45 goals
Chelsea had very little challenge from Stoke City in a 5-0 blowout at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Stoke sits 13th with 20 points.
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Chelsea had a corner kick inside of a minute, as the Blues looked to establish its expected upper hand.
(Narrator voice) They did.
Rudiger nodded a third minute free kick inside the far post from Willian’s sweeping offering.
Drinkwater made it 2-0 with an outside of the boot screamer in the ninth minute, leaving Jack Butland hopeless.
Butland made a stop on Alvaro Morata four minutes later, under siege but unrelenting between the sticks.
Pedro then forced a save out of Butland at 21 minutes, and beat the keeper from the chalk of the 18 two minutes later to make it 3-0.
Butland had another stop on Morata at the hour mark, the third or fourth time he thwarted a decent chance for the Spaniard.
Willian won a penalty off Geoff Cameron in the 73rd minute, and the Brazilian converted his opportunity.
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