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Sean Dyche says Burnley's win over Chelsea quietens doubters

12 August 2017

Chelsea were down to 10 men with 14 minutes gone when captain Cahill was dismissed for a lunging challenge on Steven Defour, and they fell behind with 24 minutes gone as Sam Vokes guided the ball past Thibaut Courtois. Chelsea substitute Alvaro Morata reduced the deficit with a header of his own within minutes of being introduced off the bench, but Cesc Fabregas was sent off for a second yellow card in the 81st minute.

It was not until April that northwest side Burnley enjoyed an away win in the Premier League last season and the significance of Saturday's victory in London was not lost on Vokes.

Six minutes before half-time, left-back Stephen Ward made it 2-0 in stunning fashion.

Asked whether he sensed the champions were vulnerable without Eden Hazard, Diego Costa, Pedro and Tiemoue Bakayoko, he added: "I don't think so".

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Jeremie Boga, a 20-year-old French forward, was even given a debut.

Conte feared Chelsea were less than ready for this title defence, admitting on Friday he agreed with those who did not list his team among the favourites to win the Premier League.

The result will not improve the mood of Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, who hasn't hidden his frustration at failing to significantly bolster his squad in the offseason.

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"We tried to keep the ball second half and contain them, but they're a fine side, they threw caution to the wind because they had nothing to lose". That it took until a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace on April 29 to pick up their first away victory says an bad lot.

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Sean Dyche says Burnley's win over Chelsea quietens doubters