West Ham United shocked Chelsea after coming from behind twice to finish off the London Derby with a 3-2 win against the Champions of Europe in the Premier League, MySportPlug reporting.
It was a very poor display from Thomas Tuchel and his players who dominated things but were unable to make anything happen in the encounter which they ended up losing scandalously against the Hammers.
The Blues took the lead twice but ended up surrendering it after they started the game as the better between the two teams which saw the home side capitalizing on all mistakes made by Thomas Tuchel’s side.
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The London Derby started well in the first half of the encounter which saw both teams finding the back of the net within 45 minutes that was filled with so many talking points from them.
The early stages of the game failed to provide anything good as it was all about Chelsea dominating play with them unable to find the back of the net with them hitting the 25th-minute mark still without anything to show for their efforts.
West Ham United maintained things well until a corner kick from Mason Mount saw Thiago Silva rising highest to head the ball beating the goalkeeper in the 29th minute to make the scoreline 0-1 for the Blues.
The Hammer pulled back level in the 40th minute after an error pass from Jorginho saw Edouard Mendy giving away a penalty which Manuel Lanzini stepped up and converted to make the scoreline 1-1 for his side.
The Champions of Europe continued with their dominance which paid off in the 44th minute of the first half as Hakim Ziyech teamed up with Mason Mount who finished off neatly making things 1-2 with his 2nd goal in the back to back games.
That’s was how things panned out in the first half of the encounter which ended with West Ham Vs Chelsea playing a 1-2 scoreline as the Blue side of London headed inside with all the advantage they needed.
A tough start in the second half saw the Hammers quickly organizing themselves as they pushed forward knocking the equalizer which was difficult to come immediately as the game carried on.
West Ham United remained focused and eager to make things happen against a Chelsea side who didn’t allow them easy passage through their defenders with everybody on high alert after that sluggish penalty they gave away.
Chelsea made an early change which saw Kai Havertz being removed after he clashes with Kurt Zouma in the first half that he didn’t recover from as Thomas Tuchel brought in Romelu Lukaku to replace the German International.
Jarrod Bowen scored in the 56th minute of the second half to help his side come back to level once again after an error from Thiago Silva from his clearance which saw the Hammers making things 2-2 from a good finish.
It was all looking bad for the visitors who dominated things but not able to scored until Arthur Masuaku smashed one past Edouard Mendy to give the home side who took a 3-2 lead in the 87th minute of the encounter.
The game ended with a scandalous lost for Chelsea who finished with a 3-2 loss against West Ham United who made good use on all their chances and error committed by the visitors after 90 minutes.