Chelsea 0-3 Bournemouth

  • Chelsea humiliated by Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge as goals from Wilson, Stanislas and Ake help Cherries to 3-0 win.
  • Bournemouth now five points clear of the relegation zone after glorious second-half salvo.
  • Antonio Conte's side slip to fourth place after damning loss which sees their poor start to 2018 continue.
  • Chelsea: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Cahill (c), Zappacosta, Kante, Bakayoko, Alonso, Barkley, Hazard, Pedro.
  • Bournemouth: Begovic, Steve Cook, Daniels, Aké, Francis, Ibe, Fraser, Gosling, Stanislas, Lewis Cook, Wilson.
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22 day 21:39

Full-time: Chelsea 0-3 Bournemouth

A stunning second-half salvo from Bournemouth has damned Chelsea to a crushing defeat. Goals from Wilson, Stanislas and Ibe sent the Cherries to delirium and left Conte's under-strength side to suffer in the mess they got themselves into.

The Blues slip to fourth as a result of that dismal display, and with Tottenham looking to be approaching their best form, they need to buck their ideas up quickly.

That's all from IB Times UK. Enjoy the rest of your evening.

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22 day 21:35

Hudson-Odoi dances away from challenges and finds Hazard, who lays the ball off to Alonso. The Spaniard finds the Belgian in the box, but he can't control his volley.

22 day 21:33

Bournemouth readying a final change, Mousset on for Wilson, presumably.

Pedro whips a ball in but nothing doing for Chelsea. Credit to Bournemouth, they have been more than worthy winners here.

22 day 21:32

Four minutes of added time remaining at Stamford Bridge. Hudson-Odoi has looked lively in patches, to his credit. The youngster makes space for a shot, but it's never troubling Begovic.

22 day 21:31

Chelsea corner. Begovic claims. Stamford Bridge emptying at an alarming rate as Bournemouth take the fight to the hosts once again.

22 day 21:28


Honours even at St James' Park as Vokes equalises for Burnley, while Kevin de Bruyne kills the game for Manchester City, who now lead West Brom 2-0.

22 day 21:24

Bournemouth win a corner as they press for a fourth goal. It's cleared by Chelsea, but Alonso's pass was never going to reach a man in blue.

Ibe's race is run. He seems to have picked up a hamstring problem.

22 day 21:20

Fabregas receives a yellow card for smashing into King after the Norwegian had muscled him off the ball. Tackling not exactly the Spaniard's forte, as he evidenced then.

Chelsea fans already leaving the stadium.

22 day 21:17

Sums it up for Chelsea, really.

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22 day 21:16

Chelsea appeal in vain for a penalty but their cries seem to fall on deaf ears. A lovely ball from Fabregas then sends Pedro, but his effort goes horribly wide.

22 day 21:14

GOAL! Leicester have halved the deficit at Goodison Park. Jamie Vardy with a penalty.

22 day 21:12

Chelsea win a free-kick in a very dangerous area as Hazard ducks and dives away from challenges, only to be fouled by Ake.

Alonso stands over it, but his effort hits the wall and is cleared away.

22 day 21:10

Ake comes back to haunt his former club!

Chelsea fail to properly clear a corner, Wilson keeps the ball alive and manages to feed Stanislas, whose cross-cum-shot is sidefooted into the net by Ake.

3-0, Bournemouth are in dreamland!

22 day 21:08

GOAL! Chelsea 0-3 Bournemouth (Ake)

22 day 21:07

Wilson and Stanislas combine brilliantly down the left hand side to evade the attentions of several Chelsea players. The former then sets the latter free with a lovely reverse pass, allowing Stanislas to raid into the box and poke the ball through Courtois' legs.

Conte has reacted immediately - young Hudson-Odoi is on for Zappacosta.

22 day 21:05

GOAL! Chelsea 0-2 Bournemouth (Stanislas)

22 day 21:05

Hazard forces Begovic into a meaningful save, arguably his first of the evening.

Alonso then drifts inside to get involved but Hazard quickly loses possession.

22 day 21:02

Fabregas tries to play a quick ball for Hazard but the referee brings it back becuase he had not allowed the Spaniard to take the free-kick.

Chelsea then come forward through Rudiger, whose low cross is poked behind by Cook for a corner. Bakayoko's tame header is then easily claimed by Begovic.

22 day 20:58

Hazard bears down on goal but is flagged for offside. Not been the Belgian's night so far, but there is still time for that to change.

22 day 20:56

Lewis Cook almost makes it two with a piledriver that just evades Courtois' post!

22 day 20:55

Conte makes his first substitution of the evening. Barkley is withdrawn by Fabregas after a rather disappointing full debut.

22 day 20:54

Bournemouth break quickly up the pitch with numbers, Ibe finds the run of Wilson, who keeps his composure to slot expertly past Courtois. Cahill was exploited badly, didn't know whether to stick or twist. 1-0 to the visitors!

22 day 20:52

GOAL! Chelsea 0-1 Bournemouth (Wilson)

22 day 20:50

Hazard looks to test Fraser as he jinks around the box but his cross is deflected for a corner, which is cleared with supreme ease by the Cherries.