Chelsea will have struggled with the conditions at Burnley, says Pat Nevin
Chelsea got off to the perfect start on Sunday against Burnley after Pedro opened the scoring inside the first 10 minutes.
However, the Blues were pegged back thanks to a stunning free-kick from Robbie Brady and the home side were unlucky not to get more from the game.
And Stamford Bridge legend Pat Nevin thinks the Blues did well to come away with a point, especially with the weather and crowd against them.
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"If ever there was an afternoon to test Chelsea’s character and any apparent southern softness, Sunday was the day," Nevin said in his Chelsea column.
"It is particularly hard to be creative when most of the elements are conspiring against you but the players rolled their sleeves up and just got on with it.
"This was always going to be a tough fixture as Burnley’s home form underlined, but it had to be faced.
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"Sean Dyche is doing exactly what he should do to survive and everyone up there is on the same page.
It was two points dropped but a test that was passed which others have failed
"From the players and staff working themselves to exhaustion, to the fans rightly baying at the referee for every decision.
"All of them play their part in making it as unpleasant an experience as possible for the visitors for those 90 minutes.
"It was two points dropped but a test that was passed which others have failed."