This Premier League season took another wildly unpredictable turn as bottom-placed Sunderland claimed a 2-1 victory over title contenders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Very few people would have predicted that Gus Poyet's side would be the ones responsible for Jose Mourinho's first ever Premier League home league defeat, ending the Portuguese manager's 77-game streak that dates back to August 2004.
Samuel Eto'o gave the Blues the lead after just twelve minutes with his ninth goal of the campaign, but Sunderland's Connor Wickham scored his third goal in two games just six minutes later to equalize. The visitors won the match through a controversial 82nd minute penalty, awarded when César Azpilicueta was deemed to have brought US international Jozy Altidore down.
The penalty was converted by Fabio Borini, who just happens to be on loan from Liverpool, a club who will benefit greatly from Chelsea's misfortune. With a win at Norwich on Sunday, the Reds could go five pointsRead More »from Jose Mourinho loses his first ever Premier League home match