Chelsea played well in the first half, but there weren’t enough goals to put the game out of reach. The Blues’ attacking line has looked extremely dangerous, with Joao Felix, Noni Madueke, and Kai Havertz threatening every minute.
On the field, Joao Felix has been a brilliant and hardworking player. His movement both on and off the ball is incredible. The Portuguese sensation opened his Chelsea goal with a stutter. As Chelsea advanced, Mudryk slid the ball off Bowen, leaving West Ham with ten men. Joao Felix timed his run perfectly to latch onto Fernandez’s one-two with Cucurella, and he volleyed past Fabianski for the first time to put Chelsea ahead.
Todd Boehly, whose investment is finally paying off, is astounded by his brilliance.
However, Chelsea’s lead was short-lived as West Ham equalized. Emerson reappeared to stalk Chelsea. Coufal curled a fantastic cross into the box that Bowen flicked on, and none of the Chelsea defenders saw Emerson’s late run to the far post, where he fired a low shot past Kepa from a tight angle into the far bottom corner.
David Moyes scored a special game goal. Allowing the opposing team to have the ball and doing the simple things well will put you in with a chance. ‘If you’re Denis Law and you’ve just scored the goal that will relegate your former club, for whom you’re a legend, don’t celebrate against them,’ says the referee.