Chelsea failed to beat Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge. The meeting took place as part of the 16th round of the English Premier League.
The Blues won the first half thanks to a goal from Olivier Giroud, who closed Ben Chilwell’s cross from the left.
Villa recovered the balance in the 50th minute. A productive blow in the asset of the crushing El-Ghazi.
Note that the guests from Birmingham could have taken three points, but the ball hit the crossbar after McGean’s cool kick.
After 16 games, Chelsea have 26 points. Aston Villa played 2 fewer games, but scored the same 26 points.
Chelsea – Aston Villa 1: 1 (1: 0)
Goals: Giroud, 34 (1: 0); El Ghazi, 50 (1: 1).