English Premier League Report; West Ham United v Chelsea

English Premier League Report; West Ham United v Chelsea

English Premier League Report; West Ham United v Chelsea

Victor Moses - 6 - Another player who did well to help shut the game down late on and caused issues with some strong runs, although he was troubled by the tricky Robert Snodgrass on occasion defensively.

Three quick thoughts from Chelsea's 2-1 Premier League win over West Ham at the London Stadium on Monday.

With City facing Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday, Antonio Conte and his players would have known that Pep Guardiola's team would have relished the opportunity to move three points closer ahead of next month's clash between the two clubs at Stamford Bridge.

West Ham managed to find a late consolation goal through Lanzini as Chelsea cruised to victory in the London Derby.

West Ham are next in action later this evening, when they take on league leaders Chelsea.

He said: "Sometimes we are exhausted - [and he keeps shouting] keep going keep going - [it gets a] little bit in my head". We'll be at home and hopefully we'll have a good crowd so we will have a go at them and see if we can win the game. Chelsea didn't allow the Hammers their first shot on target until after an hour.

"We must continue. It's important to rest really well and prepare for the FA Cup game against Manchester United", he continued. I have listened to the coaches of the other teams and they trust to win and it is right for them to have this ambition.

"They aren't going to become casual, that's 100 per cent", he said.

For champions-elect Chelsea, Conte has chosen once more to pair N'Golo Kante' with Cesc Fabregas instead of Nemanja Matic.

It was 2-0 to Chelsea in the 50th minute when Diego Costa got on the end of a Hazard corner and turned the ball into the net. The team conceded nine goals in two games with Manchester City, five goals against Arsenal and two goals against Manchester United since December a year ago.

What next for West Ham?

You know if you lose, you drop points.

West Ham did conjure a response, Sofiane Feghouli forcing Victor Moses to clear from his own goalmouth and Jose Fonte heading wide from Winston Reid's cross, but again Chelsea nearly retaliated with a goal.

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