Premier League: Chelsea recovers a 0-1 deficit to prevail over West Ham United 2-1

LONDON. Chelsea succeeded in turn the table against West Ham United to win 2-1.

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LONDON. Chelsea succeeded in turn the table against West Ham United to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was West Ham United to strike first with a goal of M. Antonio at the 63′. Then it was a goal in the 76′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, K. Havertz gave the win to Chelsea in the 88′ minute with a goal. Chelsea was vastly superior ball possession (69%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Andy Madley with the help of Harry Lennard and Scott Ledger. The 4th official was Thomas Bramall. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 23.3 degrees Celsius or 73.87 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 62%.​

Match Statistics

Chelsea was in firm control of the ball 69% while West Ham United was struggling with a 31% ball possession.

Chelsea was more aggressive with 78 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Chelsea won the contest.

Chelsea shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, West Ham United shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Chelsea received 3 yellow cards (R. Loftus-Cheek, M. Cucurella and R. James). On the opposite side, West Ham United received 1 yellow card (M. Antonio).

After this match, Chelsea will have 7 points like Southampton to stay in the 10th place. On the opposite side, West Ham United will stay with 4 points like Nottingham Forest and AFC Bournemouth to move up in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 10'
    10'

    R. Loftus-Cheek

  • 36'
    36'

    M. Cucurella

  • 55'
    55'

    M. Antonio

  • 55'
    55'

    R. James

  • 60'
    60'

    A. Broja

    C. Gallagher

  • 60'
    60'

    M. Mount

    C. Pulisic

  • 63'
    63'

    M. Antonio

  • 72'
    72'

    K. Havertz

    M. Kovacic

  • 74'
    74'

    B. Chilwell

    M. Cucurella

  • 74'
    74'

    S. Benrahma

    M. Antonio

  • 76'
    76'

    B. Chilwell

  • 83'
    83'

    A. Ogbonna

    L. Paqueta

  • 84'
    84'

    Jorginho

    R. Loftus-Cheek

  • 86'
    86'

    M. Cornet

    P. Fornals

  • 88'
    88'

    K. Havertz

  • 90'
    90'

    G. Cornet (Goal Disallowed)

  • 90'
    90'

    T. Kehrer

  • 90'
    90'

    K. Havertz

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Chelsea will play away against Fulham on the 10th of September with a 14-1 head to head record in favor of Chelsea (7 draws).

West Ham United will host Newcastle United on the 10th of September with a 13-7 head to head record in favor of Newcastle United (8 draws).

Chelsea: Formation and Lineups

Chelsea started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

The manager Thomas Tuchel chose to play with the following team: Edouard Mendy (6.5), Wesley Fofana (6.8), Thiago Silva (7.5), Kalidou Koulibaly (6.4), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (6.8), Reece James (7.0), Conor Gallagher (6.9), Mateo Kovačić (6.4), Marc Cucurella (6.6), Christian Pulišić (6.2) and Raheem Sterling (6.1).

Substitutes

Chelsea made 5 changes: C. Gallagher for A. Broja (60′), C. Pulisic for M. Mount (60′), M. Kovacic for K. Havertz (72′), M. Cucurella for B. Chilwell (74′) and R. Loftus-Cheek for Jorginho (84′).

Top player: Ben Chilwell

Probably the most impressive player in Chelsea was Ben Chilwell even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.3) with 9 passes (55% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 3. He performed 1 cross.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 74′.

West Ham United: Formation and Lineups

West Ham United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, David Moyes played with: Łukasz Fabiański (6.4), Vladimír Coufal (6.4), Thilo Kehrer (6.4), Kurt Zouma (7.1), Emerson Palmieri (6.8), Declan Rice (7.4), Tomáš Souček (7.0), Jarrod Bowen (7.5), Lucas Paquetá (7.3), Pablo Fornals (6.8) and Michail Antonio (6.8).

Substitutes

West Ham United made 3 changes: M. Antonio for S. Benrahma (74′), L. Paqueta for A. Ogbonna (83′) and P. Fornals for M. Cornet (86′).

Top player: Jarrod Bowen

Probably the most impressive player in West Ham United was Jarrod Bowen.

His rating is (7.5) with 9 passes (77% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 4 crosses.

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