Premier League action on Wedneday evening…02/01/2019

The Premier League continued on Wednesday evening with Shane Long a half time substitute for Southampton who played out a battling scoreless draw with hosts Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Teenage striker Michael Obafemi was unavailable for the ‘Saints’ through injury. Robbie Brady returned to action with Burnley as a sixty third minute substitute but then was red carded in the final minutes for a two footed tackle. Irish colleague Jeff Hendrick was an added time substitute while Kevin Long remained on the bench as the ‘Clarets’ came from behind to secure a two one victory at Huddersfield Town.  West Ham United, with Declan Rice in midfield,  recovered a two goal deficit to draw two all with London Stadium visitors Brighton & Hove Albion for whom Shane Duffy scored their second goal. Matt Doherty and Wolverhampton Wanderers suffered a disappointing two nil home defeat by Crystal Palace at Molineaux.