Courtois finally beaten as Brady scores the first free-kick Chelsea have conceded since 2013

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The Republic of Ireland international curled in the equaliser for Burnley to do what no player had achieved since Rickie Lambert back in 2013

Robbie Brady's stunning free-kick equaliser for Burnley against Chelsea is the first the Blues have conceded in the Premier League since 2013.

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The Republic of Ireland international, making his full debut for the Clarets, bent the ball into the top corner to make it 1-1 at Turf Moor after Pedro had given the Blues the lead.

And the goal was a significant one for Thibaut Courtois, with the Chelsea goalkeeper having now conceded his first goal direct from a free-kick in the Premier League.

The last player to score a free-kick against the west London club in the league was Rickie Lambert back in 2013 during his Southampton days.

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Petr Cech was in goal for the Blues that day, with the former England striker beating him from 25 yards to inspire a 2-1 victory.

Then Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez would lead his side to third in the table that same season, with Manchester United ending up as champions, 14 points ahead of the Blues.

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