The game against Tottenham Hotspur kicked off some seven minutes late with the water supply issue resolved soon after.
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Thomas Frank’s side kept up their strong run of form with a 2-1 success over Watford last time out, while Antonio Conte’s men went down 1-0 to Brighton & Hove Albion.
The Bees stunned Stamford Bridge with a remarkable second-half turnaround, coming from behind to flip the game on its head.
On his first start since he suffered a cardiac arrest on June 12 at Euro 2020, Christian Eriksen flourished.
The Bees are looking to add further quality to their squad for the second half of the season before the transfer window closes, and the youngster is someone they have their eye on.
The 29-year-old, who suffered a cardiac arrest while playing for Denmark at Euro 2020 last summer, was a free agent after leaving Inter Milan by mutual consent as rules in Italy prevented him from playing with a implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) device fitted.
The 48-year-old Dane, who was previously assistant head coach under Dean Smith, took charge of the Bees in October 2018.
This will be the first top-flight meeting between the two sides, who have previously met in the second, third and fourth tiers of English football.