Chelsea had been held to 2-2 draw by 10-man Arsenal on Tuesday because the guests recovered from the first-half sending off of defender David Luiz to twice peg again the Blues in a pulsating London derby.
Chelsea began on the entrance foot and went forward with a penalty by Jorginho within the 28th minute when Tammy Abraham pounced on a misplaced again cross by Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi and was introduced down by former Blues defender Luiz.
The Brazilian was proven a purple card by referee Stuart Attwell earlier than Jorginho stroked residence from the spot.
Chelsea managed the primary hour of the match with winger Callum Hudson-Odoi hitting the bar and forcing Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno into two advantageous saves.
However the hosts, who’ve struggled to attain in latest matches, as soon as once more did not capitalise on their possession they usually paid for it within the 63rd minute when Gabriel Martinelli set off on a run from deep in his personal half. He skipped previous N’Golo Kante because the French midfielder slipped and fired previous the advancing Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta stabbed residence a cross by Hudson-Odoi within the 84th minute however Arsenal refused to surrender and their captain Hector Bellerin scored three minutes later with a curling low shot.
The consequence left Chelsea in fourth place, six factors forward of Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers who’ve each performed a sport much less. Arsenal stay in 10th place, 10 factors behind Chelsea.