After three matches in the Premier League, the Blues have tasted the defeat once again. But it was not against one of the ‘Big Six’ clubs in the PL. But against the 16th ranked team. Andriy Yarmolenko gives Hammers late 3-2 win in London derby.
They fought hard at their away venue but finally, the team West Ham United has given them the taste of a defeat after making the new start of the Premier League. Reportedly, earlier today, West Ham found an amazing victory against Chelsea.
In the English Premier League, Chelsea has played their 32nd round earlier today. Against West Ham United, at the venue London Stadium, the team of Lampard tasted a defeat by a 3 – 2 goals. The team missed the chance of moving into the 3rd position. Now, with the 54 points after the 32 rounds in the EPL, they are holding the 4th position so far.
FT! West Ham 3-2 Chelsea.
An important three points for West Ham's relegation survival hopes.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) July 1, 2020
Based on the goal of Brazilian Willian, Chelsea went ahead. But Soucek’s goal led the local team to return to the game. At the beginning of the 2nd half, Antonio’s goal brought the local team a lead. But once again, Willian scored a goal. As a result, Chelsea returned to the game. But could not save the team at last. In the end, Yarmolenko’s amazing goal secured the local team’s victory.
In the 34th minute of the game, Soucek found the net. But the forward of the team was on the off-side. So, the goal was canceled using the VAR.
In the 42nd minute, through the successful spot-kick of the Brazilian winger Willian, Chelsea went ahead. Pulisic was fouled into the box and so, the referee gave the penalty. The guest team could not keep the difference for a long time. In the additional minutes of the first half, the Czech midfielder scored the returning goal.
In the 6th minute of the 2nd half, West Ham went ahead. Yes, Antonio scored the leading goal. In the 72nd minute, from 25 yards, with an amazing free-kick, Willian made the scoreline 2 – 2. The match became contesting. But all the hopes were faded in the 89th minute. Through the counter-attack, Yarmolenko scored the match-winning goal.
‘It was like the story of our season.’ 📖
Frank Lampard gives an honest assessment of Chelsea’s 3-2 defeat at West Ham and puts their season in perspective – admitting his side have work to do. 🔵
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) July 1, 2020
Through the amazing victory of West Ham United, they have kept their hope alive to stay in the English top flight. Now, they have moved to the 16th position on the point table. They have gathered 30 points after the 32nd round in the EPL.
The Hammers clinch three vital points in an enthralling London derby. Andriy Yarmolenko gives Hammers late 3-2 win in London derby