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Chelsea lost to West Ham at the last minute in the 32nd round of Premier League

Benefited from the end of the first half, but Chelsea were West Ham upstream in the 89th minute and lost 2-3 in the 32nd Premier League night on 1/7.

Goals: Soucek 45 + 2 ‘, Antonio 51’, Yarmolenko 89 ‘- Willian (penalty) 42′, 72’

As one of only two teams to win in the English Premier League after Covid-19 (with Wolves), Chelsea wanted to re-establish a five-point gap with Man Utd and Wolves, after the two teams won in the early matches of round 32. Determined it was concretized by Frank Lampard and his students by controlling the ball at the beginning of the match. In the first 20 minutes of the first half, the ball almost rolled on the home ground.

West Ham are struggling with relegation, despite being heavily invested in the squad before the 2019-2020 season. Before the reception of Chelsea, they equaled Aston Villa, Bournemouth in positions from 17 to 19. One point, with David Moyes’s teachers and students at this time, was very valuable. They set up a double-decker bus in front of goal Lukasz Fabianski with the intention of reconciling.

A competitive match

The game became dramatic at the end of the first half. 36 minutes, the referee canceled Tomas Soucek (West Ham) goal, after referring to VAR because the host was offside. Less than five minutes later, Diop fouled Christian Pulisic in the penalty area. Chelsea were awarded a penalty and Willian completed the task, opening the score.

A loss will push West Ham near the First Division, but the London team will not panic after the goal. On the contrary, Soucek – who was denied a goal by VAR – restored the balance in the first half. In the first minute of injury time, this center-back struck a fierce header, not giving goalkeeper Kepa the opportunity to make a clearance.

Losing in the London derby, Chelsea not only missed the chance to occupy the third position of Leicester, the team had just lost to Everton 1-2, but also were Man Utd, Wolves narrowed the gap to two points. And West Ham went a long way on the relegation path thanks to the three-point distance with the red-light group.

Tottenham won the first match in Premier League since February

England Striker Harry Kane scored in the 2-0 win of the hosts Tottenham against West Ham, in the round of 31 Premier League on the evening of June 23.

West Ham entered the match better, but Tottenham gradually dominated the match. The hosts conceded the visitors at the end of the first half thanks to Son Heung-min, but the goal was denied by VAR because the Korean striker was offside.

But Tottenham still won the first match since February 16, with two goals in the second half. Harry Kane opened fire to set the score 2-0, scoring 137th in 200 matches for Tottenham in the Premier League.

Kane scored his first goal in 2020

This match Mourinho used an optimal attack, with Lucas Moura, Dele Alli and Son supporting striker Kane. Opponents West Ham are struggling with the relegation battle, so enter the determination. The second minute, the visitors coordinate beautifully, but Moussa Sissoko promptly jerked to the rescue for Tottenham.

The first opportunity for the host only came in 20 minutes, with a long shot for Moura. The ball was stretched but was in the right position of goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski.

The two teams continued to struggle until the end of the first half, Son receiving the ball from Lo Celso in the penalty area. The Korean star cheated on a player and shot in a tight corner to beat Fabianski. The goal was not recognized because VAR confirmed Son was offside, even just a little bit.

The situation Son is offside

Tottenham played better in the second half. 50 minutes, Serge Aurier stretch for Kane hit the heels of the city. This time Fabianski promptly rushed to close the corner and block. Four minutes later, West Ham retaliated with the delicious opportunity of Pablo Fornals. From the horizontal line of Jarrod Bowen, Fornals shot in an empty posture, deviating from the post.

The opportunity came to Kane again in the 59th minute, after a combination of Son and Lo Celso. The English striker took a left-footed shot to the wrong foot. He knelt and held his face in regret. But Tottenham still celebrated the goal five minutes later. From a corner taken by Erik Lamela, midfielder Tomas Souce fumbled with a counterattack while goalkeeper Fabianski could not reflect.

West Ham nearly equalized in the 78th minute, from a direct free kick. The ball bounced and was passed by Felipe Anderson to Bowen’s feet. Bowen takes a shot, but the ball bounces off the outside of the post.