Chelsea misplaced additional floor of their battle to make the Premier League high 4 as they have been held to a 1-1 draw by a cussed Nottingham Forest facet.
Raheem Sterling put Chelsea forward at Forest’s Metropolis Floor within the sixteenth minute, earlier than Serge Aurier drew the groups degree with an acrobatic end within the 63rd minute.
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A mistimed header from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang late on was as shut as Graham Potter’s facet received to a winner, however the guests couldn’t power a method by means of. They’re now seven factors behind Manchester United in fourth place.
Forest had an early likelihood within the tenth minute when Brennan Johnson was despatched by means of on aim by Morgan Gibbs-White, however Kepa Arrizabalaga received down nicely to cease the preliminary shot and the follow-up.
However Chelsea took the lead when Sterling took full benefit after a weird tried clearance from Willy Boly bounced off the bar.
The hosts pushed ahead after the break, with Johnson forcing Kepa into one other save within the fiftieth minute earlier than Gibbs-White produced a superb shot which thundered off the bar and to security.
Forest lastly discovered the breakthrough when Aurier steered a volley previous Kepa after Chelsea did not clear a nook, with the right-back celebrating the equaliser wildly.
Aubameyang then despatched his header vast from a fizzing Hakim Ziyech cross as Chelsea looked for a second aim, however Potter’s facet fell quick.