Chelsea v Bournemouth: Premier League – live | Premier League

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90+1 min Five minutes of added time.

90 min We’re having a few technical problems, though the picture has returned in time to see Lewis Cook have a long-range shot blocked.

88 min Another change for Chelsea: Trevoh Chalobah replaces Raheem Sterling, who made the first goal and had one of his better nights as a Chelsea player.

86 min Another corner to Bournemouth, who are really making Chelsea work for their clean sheet. Christie curls it in, Kepa punches clear and the referee gives a foul anyway.

85 min Thiago Silva makes another important interception at the near post after a good ball from Lerma and a low cross from Smith (I think).

85 min: Bournemouth substitution Siriki Dembele replaces Kieffer Moore.

84 min Zemura’s dangerous cross is palmed away by the diving Kepa. Chelsea break and Havertz picks out Gallagher, whose shot from the edge of the area is well blocked by Kelly.

82 min: Double substitution for Chelsea Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Conor Gallagher replace Christian Pulisic and Denis Zakaria.

81 min Anthony’s deep corner is glanced well wide by Kelly. Wasn’t much of a chance.

81 min After a snappy passing move down the left, Zemura’s driven cross is put behind by Thiago Silva.

79 min: Good save from Kepa! That was probably Bournemouth’s best chance of the game. Lerma played a superb angled ball to find Christie on the right side of the area. He pinged a low shot from a tight angle that was well blocked by Kepa.

78 min It feels like the match is petering out. Mind you, we said the same at this stage of the World Cup final.

76 min A win is the main thing for Chelsea – Pulitzer please! – but they’ll also want a clean sheet, especially after their defensive struggles before the World Cup.

74 min And now Pulisic splashes a half-volley over the bar from the edge of the area.

73 min Chelsea work a right-wing corner short to Azpilicueta, whose excellent cross is headed just wide of the far post by Koulibaly. It was a pretty good effort.

72 min Lerma shoots into orbit from 25 yards. Though Bournemouth are playing much better, they still haven’t tested Kepa.

71 min Azpilicueta had a bit of a nose bleed, but he’s fine to continue.

70 min Anthony’s corner is headed away by the off balance Azpilicueta, who goes down holding his face. There’s a break in play while he receives treatment.

69 min Lerma wins a corner for Bournemouth, who are having their best spell of sustained pressure…

68 min Chelsea’s next game is away to Nottm Forest on New Year’s Day; then they play Man City twice in the league and FA Cup. Bournemouth are at home to Crystal Palace on New Year’s Eve; then they go to Old Trafford.

66 min: Bournemouth substitution Ryan Christie replaces Philip Billing, a good player who has had a quiet night.

64 min Mount cuts inside from the left, uses the overlapping Havertz by not using him and whistles a low drive from 20 yards that is pushed round the post by the diving Travers. Good save.

64 min It’s been a more even second half, and at times Bournemouth has pressed very effectively. But there’s no real sign of them getting back in the game.

63 min “Jesper Blomqvist made his debut against Charlton Athletic,” says Al Travers quite correctly. “The best fact regarding Jesper must be that he had his own cooking show ‘Cooking with Jesper’ instead of playing for Manchester United due to injury.”

61 min Marc Cucurella’s boot has been ripped after a late challenge from Cook. Chelsea are down to 10 men while he sorts a replacement; in fact he’s now wearing odd boots.

60 min Kai Havertz 1-1 Jeff Sachs. He has just missed a good chance for his second, shooting wide from 10 yards after an elegant run infield from the right.

59 min Anthony’s deflected long-range shot is saved comfortably by Kepa. Chelsea thought Mount was fouled just beforehand, but it didn’t matter in the end.

57 min “Now I understand why Azpilicueta has such a pained expression on his face,” says Jeff Sachs. “He rubs Vicks in his nostrils!!! Crazy.”

Isn’t that what you’re supposed to do? Next you’ll be telling me you’re not supposed to suck a Berocca tablet.

55 min Mount does superbly to tee up Zakaria, whose shot from the edge of the area is deflected over the bar by Zemura.

53 min Havertz guides a lovely ball inside Zemura for Sterling, whose cutback is sliced wide from about 12 yards by Zakaria. I think a Bournemouth defender got a slight touch on the ball just before Zakaria.

52 min: Chelsea substitution James gets too his feet and walks off the field to be replaced by Cesar Azpilicueta. This is really sad – he’s a quite magnificent footballer, who just can’t catch a break at the moment.

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