Timo Werner earns Blues vital win in race for top four

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West Ham United 0-1 Chelsea: Timo Werner earns Blues vital win in race for top four

Chelsea are now one step closer to securing Champions League football for next season as Timo Werner scored his first goal since February, helping the blues beat top four rivals West Ham on Saturday night, April 24.

In a tightly-fought game, Werner who joined Chelsea for £47m last summer fired home from Ben Chilwell’s cross after a well-worked move involving Christian Pulisic.

 

West Ham United 0-1 Chelsea: Timo Werner earns Blues vital win in race for top four

West Ham, who have enjoyed renaissance since David Moyes took over, struggled to create chances and finished the game with 10 men after Fabian Balbuena was shown a straight red card in the 81st minute after fouling Chilwell.

 

West Ham United 0-1 Chelsea: Timo Werner earns Blues vital win in race for top four

 The Paraguay defender was then dismissed after the referee consulted VAR.

In a week when top clubs signed up for the controversial European super league, many football fans expected West Ham to upset the odds and defeat Chelsea but it was not to be as West Ham did not register a shot on target until after half-time making Chelsea extend their unbeaten run away from home under…



Source: Linda Ikeji