Chelsea managed to secure an important victory over West Ham United after Timo Werner scored the only goal of the game.
Chelsea sealed an important away victory against West Ham United after Timo Werner scored the only goal of the game. The Blues are now placed fourth on the league table and are just a point shy of Leicester City who are placed third with a game in hand.
Thomas Tuchel set two new records with the impressive win against David Moyes’s side. The German manager required just 14 games in charge in the English top-flight division to maintain 10 clean-sheets which is the joint-quickest record in the history of the Premier League. The former Paris Saint-Germain manager also became the first Chelsea manager to remain unbeaten in his first 10 away fixtures in charge.
Let us have a look at some of the talking points from the fixture.
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TIMO WERNER SHINES FOR CHELSEA
Timo Werner scored his first Premier League goal since February 16th which came against Newcastle United in a 2-0 victory. Since then, the former RB Leipzig striker has rightfully received criticism for his poor performance in front of goal, often missing clear cut chances. However, Werner has shown signs of slowly settling into the team and managed to find the back of the net against West Ham United.
Apart from the goal scored, the 25-year-old striker had a decent outing. He managed to create two chances for his side in the 77 minutes that he received but also picked up an unnecessary yellow card. Nonetheless, a goal in the Premier League after months will certainly lift the German striker’s morale.