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Barkley’s Last Minute Goal Denies Man United Win In Thrilling Encounter

Chelsea continue their impressive season opener as Ross Barkley scored a 96th minute goal to share the points in a thrilling match that ended 2-2 between the Blues and Manchester United.

Antonio Rudiger gave Chelsea the lead but United went ahead with two goals from Anthony Martial.

Barkley, however, got a goal when gifted the ball within the box to give the team a point in a keenly contested game.

Rudiger headed home Willian’s corner in the 21st minute to open the scoreline.

Martial levelled the match scoring from close range.

A cross from Juan Mata, which Chelsea’s defender failed to clear fell to Martial who controlled before smashing the ball home.

Martial got his second goal from a quick counter to put United ahead.

Mata and Marcus Rashford combined to open the defence.

Rashford spotted lonely Martial in the box and passed to him. The youngster calmly controlled the ball forward before hitting a curling shot beyond the reach of Kepa and into the back of the net.

Resilient Chelsea were rewarded in the 96th minute.

Pedro’s cross was headed towards goal by David Luiz but hit the woodwork.

De Gea pushed Rudiger’s rebound header to the path of Barkley who slotted the ball into the bottom corner.

 

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