Chelsea star Kai Havertz has to be lifted to his feet by fans after being sent flying into stands moments before scoring

KAI HAVERTZ was lifted to his feet by fans after being sent flying into the stands against Burnley.

The shocking incident occurred just moments before the German fired Chelsea ahead in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.


Havertz, 22, was leading the line yet again in place of injured strikers Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner.

Having failed to score in Chelsea’s previous two games, the German forward charged ahead after 30 minutes in the hope of breaking his duck.

However, as Havertz chased down the ball at lightning pace, he was given a push in the back by Burnley defender James Tarkowski

The ex-Bayer Leverkusen star was unable to break his run.

And Havertz took a painful tumble as he went flying into the fans sat behind the advertising boards.

The ace moved gingerly as he was helped to his feet by concerned supporters.

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And Chelsea medics were immediately summoned to check on Havertz as he winced in agony on the sidelines.

However, the versatile star is clearly made of sterner stuff.

Havertz returned to the pitch promptly as Chelsea searched for a crucial opener.

And he was rewarded just a few moments later as he headed home a superb cross from wing-back Reece James.

It was just Havertz’s second Premier League goal this season.

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And he will be hoping for more once he returns from the international break with Hansi Flick’s Germany.

But Chelsea’s delight turned to agony as Burnley netted a late equaliser through Matej Vydra.

Maxwell Cornet also took a tumble into the crowd later in the game as it ended in a stalemate.

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