West Ham ends Chelsea unbeaten run
West Ham vs Chelsea (3-2): The fight for the Champions in the Premier League is red hot. Chelsea’s defeat against West Ham (3-2) leaves, waiting for the sanction against Manchester City to be ratified, four teams separated by three points fighting for two places. Leicester, third, accumulates 55 points. Chelsea, fourth, has 54. Behind, tied at 52 units, are Manchester United (fifth) and Wolverhampton (sixth). The remaining six days are presumed exciting.
West Ham, one point and two places above the descent started well. Antonio warned at 13 ‘with a cross-shot that went wide. Pulisic replied with a shot that the squad was marching but went high in the 20 ‘.
From 1-0 it went to 0-1 in two arbitration decisions.
The VAR canceled in the 34 ‘Soucek’s goal that put West Ham ahead. The Czech was offside when he double-ended the corner kicked by Boken. The penalty kick ahead of Chelsea in the 41st minute offered much less doubt. Diop ‘swallowed’ a Pulisic break in the area and knocked him down.
But Chelsea had not learned their lesson and in the addition of the first half saw Soucek equalize in the 47 ‘. Bowen again focused from the corner and, again, the Czech won the game to score. The 2-1, at 51 ‘, also had its’ crumb’ referee. Antonio fell into the area – he seemed to jump but Martin Atkinson did not call a penalty and chose to continue the play to score at Bowen’s pass.
Chelsea, with Giroud’s departure, began to threaten West Ham’s goal and found their reward in the 72nd minute. A lack caused by Pulisic served for Willian, from a direct free kick, to score the 2-2. No one can doubt the commitment of the Brazilian; who ended his contract with Chelsea on June 30 and chose to renew until the end of the season.
With Lampard’s overturned came the final 3-2. West Ham took advantage of a very well launched counter by Antonio; so that Yarmolenko tipped the balance in 89 ‘after breaking Rudiger. Chelsea attack and attack in search of deciding in their favor the game; but West Ham’s faith was stronger and, Andriy Yarmolenko scores the goal; that gave the victory to his team, a victory that can worth salvation.