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(Video) Shrewsbury Town 1-2 Chelsea: Late Own Goal Spares Blues Blushes Against Excellent Minnows

Chelsea snatch victory in surprisingly tough game…

Chelsea were made to work extremely hard by League Two opposition, as they battled to a 2-1 victory over Shrewsbury Town. Didier Drogba opened the scoring after a goalless first-half, before Andy Mangan drew the hosts level. But the Blues won it nine minutes from time after an own goal from Jermaine Grandison.

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Chelsea finally showed their class when Andre Schurrle drove down the right and picked out Mo Salah who expertly teed up Drogba to rifle home from the edge of the area.

But the Blues struggled to build on their lead, with Salah particularly off target…

And Shrewsbury took advantage of such misses, by finding the net themselves. They drew level with the Premier League leaders courtesy of Andy Mangan, who had only been on the field for a matter of seconds. A corner was met powerfully by Jermaine Grandison and, with John Obi Mikel struggling to clear, Mangan stabbed home from six yards out.

However, they will level for just four minutes. Substitute Willian swung in a delightful cross from the left and, with Drogba breathing down his neck, Grandison turned past his own keeper. The Shrews looked crestfallen.

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