Lampard built six changes to the workforce that began Saturday’s 3-1 defeat to their London neighbours and his gamble on Giroud compensated off when the France striker stooped to head in a cross by Ben Chilwell in the 34th moment.
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It was Giroud’s third purpose in 4 league starts off this year, a distinction to a lousy operate for Timo Werner who has unsuccessful to score in the league given that Nov. 7. The German, signed from RB Leipzig in the summer season, appeared only as a substitute on Monday.
Villa drew level in the 50th moment when El Ghazi sidefooted a volley at the much put up through the legs of Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy just after a cross by Matty Cash.
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Chelsea protested in vain that their defender Andreas Christensen experienced been fouled in the establish-up by Jack Grealish.
The end result means Villa and Chelsea sit in fifth and sixth put in the table respectively in advance of Tuesday’s matches.