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Late Hazard Penalty Saves Mourinho's Blushes

Eden Hazard scored a dubious late penalty to snatch a point for Chelsea in their 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League match and keep Jose Mourinho’s home unbeaten record intact in his 100th game n charge of Chelsea.

Chelsea started off stronger of the two teams but they struggled to break down a well-drilled West Brom defensive unit.

Samuel Eto'o had the first shot in anger in the 11th minute, but the striker’s shot was easily gathered by Baggies goalkeeper Tim Myhill.

The veteran striker then had another opportunity in the 18th minute when he got on the end of a floated cross, but his header went high over the crossbar.

Myhill was called into action on the half-hour mark when he produced a stunning save to keep out a fierce free-kick from Brazilian Oscar.

Chelsea started to grow into the game and Oscar caused the visitors all sorts of problems, with Brazilian countryman Willian also starting to show some attacking prowess.

Jose Mourinho’s men did finally find the breakthrough on the stroke of half-time to give the hosts a slender lead going into the break when Samuel Eto'o tucked home the rebound after Eden Hazard had his low shot parried by West Brom keeper  Tim Myhill.

Striker Shane Long then hauled the sides level just after the hour mark as the striker netted his first goal of the season from close range.

West Brom thought they had pulled off a great come from behind victory when Sessegnon received a pass from Ridgewell as he side-stepped the challenge of John Terry and slotted the ball under Petr Cech in the London side’s goal.

The visitors could not hold on to their lead though, and Eden Hazard then stepped up to confidently slot home the stoppage time penalty to earn the Blues a point, after Reid was adjudged to have bundled Ramires to the floor, saving Mourinho’s blushes.

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