Headline: "Chelsea Held to Dramatic Draw by Burnley at Stamford Bridge

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  The Blues were pegged back twice at Stamford Bridge by the lowly Clarets, with Josh Cullen’s strike from the edge of the area canceling out Cole Palmer’s panenka penalty before Palmer’s left-footed drive with 12 minutes remaining put the hosts in front once more. Dara O’Shea leaped highest just three minutes later to snatch an unlikely point for the visitors, who had Lorenz Assignon sent off for a second bookable offense, and their manager Vincent Kompany dismissed from the sidelines for his protests following the decision to award Chelsea’s first-half penalty on the stroke of halftime.

 

Speaking to Sky Sports post-match, Pochettino vented his frustrations at his players, as the Blues dropped two points that would have seen them rise back into the top half of the Premier League table. “I’m so upset and disappointed,” said the Argentine. "It’s more here [in the heart] and here [in the head] than in your legs. It’s about being strong like a group, strong like a team. ‘We talk about it'—Lawrence admits Chelsea players discuss a possible quadruple. "We are too slow to evolve in this area. That was the key. The team played well, and we had energy. When we have the ball, we go forward. "But when we didn’t have the ball, we didn’t have the same energy. Today, sorry, I am not happy with the performance when we don’t have the ball.”

 

Chelsea, despite their poor performances this term, are now five games unbeaten in the league since their 4-2 home defeat by Wolves at the beginning of February. Pochettino’s side are set to face Manchester City in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, and they lost in extra time in the final of the League Cup to Liverpool. "It’s difficult to accept not to win,” the former Tottenham Hotspur boss continued. “It was a must-win game to be in a position to attack.

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