Marcos Alonso scored double as Chelsea came from behind to earn a point against troubled Bournemouth in an diverting encounter at Vitality sports stadium.
Wing-back Alonso followed in Olivier Giroud’s shot that had come off the bar to open the scoring within the thirty third minute and struck once more 5 minutes from time to rescue the Blues, whose top-four aspirations were dealt another blow.
It may have been abundant worse, however, once Eddie Howe’s side scored double in 3 second-half minutes through Jefferson Lerma and Joshua King to leave the guests surprised.
The Cherries, who stay 2 points on top of the Premier League relegation places, had created a wonderful begin however midfielder Philip billing spurned 2 wonderful opportunities within the opening 5 minutes before Chelsea took control.
In a reversal of the primary half, Giroud ought to have doubled Chelsea’s advantage within minutes of the restart, however Lerma’s 54th-minute equaliser saw another momentum swing.
The hosts fought onerous defensively to shield their slender lead, however Chelsea’s late pressure eventually told as Alonso popped up within the right place yet again.
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