Call Slaven Bilic to get a job done! That’s a story of West Ham this season. Hammers afer sinking Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City enrolled victory against another great team. With 2:1 at Upton Park thanks to Carroll’s header West Ham beat the champions, Chelsea.
Difference this time was that West Ham defeated the Blues at home. It was a game that could be a crown of Slaven Bilic’s great start at Upton Park and Premier league, permeated with tremendous success.
Payet’s delivery from the set-piece was not cleared properly by Diego Costa and Zarate took full advantage of that taking a shot into the back of the net from the edge of the area in the 17th minute. Before the end of first half Chelsea ended with 10 man as Matic picks his second yellow card. Still in the 56th minute Chelsea hit back over Cahill. In the 79nd minute Andy Carroll – who replaced Zarate with great headers sets the final score, West Ham 2, Chelsea 1. Hammers with this win jumped to third, having 2 points less than the first placed team, Arsenal while Chelsea drop to 15th with eleven points.
West Ham subs: Randolph, Carroll, Valencia, Obiang, Ogbonna, Jelavic, Antonio.
Chelsea subs: Amelia, Baba Rahman, Mikel, Loftus-Cheek, Oscar, Traore, Falcao.
West Ham (4-2-3-1): Adrian; Jenkinson, Tomkins, Collins, Cresswell; Noble, Kouyate; Zarate, Payet, Lanzini; Sakho.
Chelsea (4-2-3-1): Begovic; Zouma, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Ramires, Matic; Willian, Fabregas, Hazard; Costa.
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