Costa's offside strike helps Chelsea subdue Norwich in PL


Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-03-02 10:17 Johannesburg: Forward Diego Costa netted a dazzling half-minute goal to help Chelsea outclass Norwich City 2-1 in the Premier League clash at Carrow Road. Kenedy made a sublime start for Chelsea by scoring a goal in the very first minute to put his side ahead. It was the fastest goal of the ongoing Premier Leagueseason. Subsequently, Costa doubled the lead for Guus Hiddink's side by scoring a match-winner from an offside position, Sport24 reported. Although Norwich's midfielder Nathan Redmond provided his side with some hope by smashing a goal in the 68th minute, the hosts failed to score any other goal in order to settle with a draw against Chelsea. With the win, Chelsea have climbed up to the eighth spot in league standings while Norwich have slipped down to the bottom three. The Hiddink-led side will next lock horns with Stoke City on Saturday. (ANI)