Chelsea vs West Ham Premier League Results: Jorginho misses a penalty, Captain America becomes a hero

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Here are the results of the 34th week of the 2021/22 Premier League match between Chelsea vs West Ham United, Sunday (24/04/22)

First round

Since the first minute it started, Chelsea immediately appeared to dominate by relying on possession of the ball over West Ham United.

During the first 10 minutes, Chelsea’s dominance only created one opportunity, namely through N’Golo Kante’s left foot kick which was still wide.

Entering the 20th minute, the game runs very slowly. Chelsea seems unable to dismantle West Ham’s layered defense.

In contrast, West Ham who played defensively only played a counter-attack which was still broken in the Chelsea defense .

Entering the 30th minute, Chelsea’s dominance still continues. Cesar Azpilicueta had time to try his luck with a shot from outside the penalty box.

Unfortunately, his shot only hit the West Ham defense which had piled up players in its own defensive area.

Chelsea tried to make every effort either through a stab or through a cross. It’s just that existing efforts end in vain.

In the 32nd minute, West Ham got a chance that almost surprised the home team through Andriy Yarmolenko. Unfortunately his shot wide of the Chelsea goal.

In the last five minutes of normal time, Chelsea were still trying to dominate the game and dismantle West Ham’s layered defense in this match.

It’s just that until the whistle signaled the end of the first half, the score remained unchanged at 0-0 for Chelsea and West Ham United.

Second round
At the beginning of the second half, Chelsea appeared to press and confine the West Ham defense with a high intensity of attack.

Timo Werner had a chance in the penalty box. However, his shot was again blocked by West Ham defenders.

In the 55th minute, the tempo of the game slowed again and West Ham began to dare to come out of the nest to get the opener in this match.

However, Chelsea’s defense also did not want to lose solidly in resisting counter attacks and wide play which became West Ham’s weapon.

In the 57th minute, Kante tried his luck with his left foot shot. The shot hit the opponent’s leg, before finally being caught by Lukasz Fabianski.

A minute later, it was Trevoh Chalobah’s turn to fire hard from outside the penalty box. But the kick that led to the goal was able to be driven away by Lukasz Fabianski.

Entering the 65th minute, the tempo of the game slowed down again. It seems that both teams have difficulty penetrating each other’s defenses.

In the 70th minute, Timo Werner got a golden opportunity in the penalty box. However, his shot from a tight angle only hit the side of the net.

In the 75th minute, Timo Werner again got a golden opportunity in front of goal. But his close-range shot was too weak to be easily caught by Fabianski.

In the last 10 minutes, Chelsea continued to apply pressure and pounded the West Ham defense repeatedly.

In the 84th minute, Chelsea received a penalty from the referee after Craig Dawson brought down Romelu Lukaku in the penalty box.

The violation also resulted in a red card for Craig Dawson, after the referee saw a replay of the violation that occurred a few seconds earlier.

However, Jorginho failed to complete the penalty that was given, so the score did not change. It remains 0-0 for both teams.

Despite missing a penalty, Chelsea still managed to score a goal right in the 90th minute. It was Christian Pulisic who became a hero for the Blues.

Pulisic managed to score a goal using an assist from Marcos Alonso. He easily fired a low shot with his left foot. The score became 1-0.

In four minutes of added time, Chelsea only played possession of the ball to maintain the advantage over West Ham.

Until the final whistle sounded, Chelsea managed to maintain the lead and bagged three points in the London Derby against West Ham thanks to Christian Pulisic’s single goal.

Lineup

Chelsea (3-4-1-2)

Mendy; Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Chalobah; Loftus-Cheek, Kante, Jorginho, Alono; Mount; Havertz, Werner

West Ham (3-4-2-1)

Fabianski; Johnson, Dawson, Cresswell; Coufal, Soucek, Noble, Masuaku; Yarmolenko, Fornals; Benrahma