Chelsea Win London Derby Amid VAR Drama

Chelsea dramatic start to the season continues after their latest win of the season against fellow London based club, West Ham.

The Hammers frustrated Chelsea in a first half that saw plenty of Chelsea dominance but no shots on target for either side. West Ham took a shock lead when Michail Antonio scored from a rare attack after 62 minutes.

Chelsea couldn’t deal with West Ham corner kick with Mendy claiming to be fouled before Antonio poked the ball in to give West Ham the lead.

Chelsea manager, having coming under lot of criticisms recently turned to his substitutes for answers and one of them obliged to the challenge.

Chilwell scored and assisted from the bench

Ben Chilwell replaced newly signed Marc Cucurella and after just four minutes of action, he scored a beautiful goal after an incredible assist from Thiago Silva.

Chilwell wasn’t done yet, as he found another substitute, Kai Havertz lurking in the box and made a superb cross in which the German scored his first goal of the current campaign.

Kai Havertz scored his first goal of the campaign

Havertz goal sparked a frantic finish, late substitute Cornet almost scored late on for the visitors, only to see his header come back off the post.

There was still time for more drama as Cornet scored(again) only to be ruled out by VAR after referee Andrew Madley consulted the pitchside monitor.

“It is a scandalous decision,” said West Ham manager, David Moyes. “The referee gave it and I don’t know who sent him from VAR, but I always thought he would say it is a goal once he went to the screen.

“I have seen it from all angles and find it incredibly difficult to see how that is chalked off. I don’t know who in VAR sent him there.”

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