FT: Chelsea 2-1 West Ham, VAR Hands Blues 3-Points (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
Goals from Ben Chilwell and Kai Havertz hands Chelsea a 2-1 win against West Ham after VAR intervention, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
The solid first half is coming from both teams, who had so much going for them in the encounter, which was tight.
Chelsea started with dominance on their end as they held things down, giving Wesley Fofana his debut in a high-profile game, the London Derby.
West Ham United did well for themselves, but they struggled to get close to the other half of the pitch due to how close the game was for them.
Raheem Sterling could have easily made it 1-0, but Kurt Zouma made himself available to ensure he cleared the danger with the England International at his back.
Christian Pulisic almost gifted the Blues an opener, but his strike wasn’t good enough as it bounced out for a corner, which resulted in nothing.
The first half ended with Chelsea 0-0 West Ham United as both teams did everything possible but no goal to separate them after 45 minutes of football played between them.
Second Half Report
The second half started well for both teams, who came in looking to make something happen for themselves very early in the encounter.
West Ham United took the lead in the 63rd minutes of the game after a poor clearance from Edouard Mendy saw Michail Antonio made it 0-1.
The game continued with Chelsea pushing bodies forward as Thomas Tuchel made some changes which saw Ben Chilwell making it 1-1 in the 76th minute of the game.
Kai Havertz followed up with a clinical finish in the 88th minute giving the Blues a 2-1 which sent the Stadium into a frenzy late in the game.
The controversy of the game happened in the 90th minute which saw Maxwel Cornet scored but VAR had to review and rule out after a foul was made on Edouard Mendy.
The match came to an end as thanks to VAR decision Chelsea claimed a 2-1 win against West Ham United giving the Blues all three points after 90 minutes.
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