Date: 17th April 2017 at 11:05am
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Trailing 1-0 and on the evidence of the first-half display Chelsea gave at Old Trafford yesterday, getting back into the game was always going to be a hard task.

Starting the second half, Chelsea needed to make significant improvements to their play and hope to get back on level terms and move on from there.

But, as we all now know, it wasn`t to be.

Just four minutes into the second-half, Chelsea conceded a second goal when Manchester United`s Spanish midfielder, Ander Herrera, saw his low shot deflect off the heel of Kurt Zouma and beat Asmir Begovic.

However, hidden amongst the calamity was something akin to a school-boy error made by somebody who should know better.

In the action that preceded the goal, Jesse Lingard had been knocked to the floor.

However, instead of letting the player get back to his feet by his own accord Gary Cahill took his eyes of the action to help the forward to his feet.

In doing so the focus on what was happening in defence was temporarily lost and the next thing Cahill knew the onion bag was rustling and the game was lost.

 
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