Rudiger helps Chelsea

Antonio Rudiger’s first Premier League goal for Chelsea secured a 1-0 win over Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday as Blues manager Antonio Conte was sent to the stands after a frustrating first half.

Chelsea dominated a scoreless opening period, managing 11 shots on goal to none for the visitors, but Conte was sent to the stands in the 43rd minute by referee Neil Swarbrick after the fourth official called his attention to an angry outburst. Conte’s side finally broke the deadlock in the 55th minute when defender Rudiger reacted quickest to N’Golo Kante’s deflected shot by diving to head the ball home.

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