Chelsea is one of the most popular Premier League clubs as one of the Big Six as well. A couple of years ago, under the guideline of Antonio Conte, they won their last EPL title. The golden days have long gone along with their Italian coach. Now, they are led by Frank Lampard. Under this manager, the Blues passing some good time and some bad times. Like their last match, Chelsea faced the defeat at their home venue and Cresswell’s strike gives West Ham vital away win at Stamford Bridge.
It is so shocking for the Blues fans that at the Stamford Bridge which is their fort, they faced defeat against West Ham United! The amazing Chelsea which is passing a good time nowadays, all in a sudden stumbled! So, they have missed the chance of moving to the 2nd position on the Premier League point table.
FT Chelsea 0-1 West Ham
That’s a big, big win for West Ham and Manuel Pellegrini!
It’s a clean sheet for goalkeeper David Martin who falls to the floor after his debut.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) November 30, 2019
At the home venue of Chelsea, earlier today they faced West Ham United but the guest team won by a 1 – 0 goal against the team of Lampard. Considering all the competitions, the Blues failed to manage a victory in their last three matches consecutively. In the league, after winning consecutive six matches, in the last Saturday, they were defeated against the current champion Man City by a 2 – 1 goal. Four days later in the Champions League, they made the draw against Valencia by a 2 – 2 goals.
#LiveBolanet FT: Chelsea 0-1 West Ham (48′ Cresswell) | Possessions: 65%-35% | Shots: 19-5 | Tackles: 5-25
Cresswell Antar West Ham Menangi Derby London pic.twitter.com/5JZzX9sE7k
— Bola (@Bolanet) November 30, 2019
Earlier today, no team could able to find the net in the first half. Later, in the 48th minute, the Blues went behind. From the left side, West Ham went to attack and the teammate passed the ball into the box and by escaping a player, the English defender Cresswell took the Conakry shot and found the net. In the 67th minute, Chelsea could concede more goals. Antonio found the net for the guest team but using the VAR, the referee canceled the goal. Chelsea avoided conceding the 2nd goal but could not avoid the defeat. The rest of the time, the apprentices of Lampard could not create any better chance. By playing 14 matches in the Premier League this season, the Blues managed eight victories and two draws. So, they have gathered 26 points and holding the 4th position.
In the other match of the day, Liverpool beat Brighton & Hove by a 2 – 0 goal and secured their top position. They have achieved the highest 40 points after the 14th round.