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'It looks like Chelsea can make a run of it': Joe Cole backs his former side to force their way into a Premier League title challenge after easing past struggling Burnley Chelsea were in full stride on Saturday, cruising past Burnley with a 3-0 victory  Hakim Ziyech bagged a goal and assist as Timo Werner and Kurt Zouma also fired The Blues stuttered at the beginning of this season after a summer of spending  However Chelsea now sit fourth and Joe Cole backs them to keep winning  

By Toby Miles For Mailonline

Published: 18:31 GMT, 31 October 2020 | Updated: 18:38 GMT, 31 October 2020

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Chelsea's 3-0 dismantling of Burnley on Saturday was enough to convince Joe Cole that Frank Lampard's men are among the front-runners for the Premier League title. 

The Blues eased through the struggling Turf Moor side with Hakim Ziyech bagging a goal and assist on his Premier League debut, as Timo Werner and Kurt Zouma completed a near-perfect display.   

Even with only seven games played this season Lampard had faced tough scrutiny as his £220m haul of summer signings struggled to gel, but the young English coach is starting to make progress in west London. 

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