Chelsea FC 2 – 0 Fulham Football Highlights
(English Premier League )
Venue : Stanford Bridge
Chelsea FC maintain their lap over Tottenham into third position with a 2 – 0 win over Fulham.
Chelsea made use of their only one opportunity in each half, Pedro putting the Blues ahead with a the Fourth Minute stunners
Goals (2 – 0) And Cards
⚽ 4′ Pedro 1 – 0
🌕54′ Denis Odoi
🌕69′ Cesar Azpilicueta
⚽82′ Ruben Loftus-Cheek 2 – 0
🌕83′ Alvaro Morata
Chelsea : Kepa (8), Alonso (7), Azpilicueta (7), Luiz (6), Rudiger (7), Kante (7), Jorginho (7), Kovacic (7), Pedro (9), Hazard (8), Giroud (7).
Subs: Loftus-Cheek (7), Morata (5), Zappacosta (6)
Fulham : Rico (7), Sessegnon (6), Odoi, (5) Mawson (5), Le Marchand (5), Chambers (7), Christie (6), Seri, (5) Johansen (5), Cairney (6), Mitrovic (6).
Subs: Kamara (6), Ayite (5), Kebano (5)
Man Of The Match : Pedro
🌐 Pedro scores Chelsea’s 1,000th home PL goal. 116 different players have contributed (plus 34 own goals), with the top 3 scorers being: 79 F.Lampard 69 Drogba, 47 E.Hazard
🌐 Chelsea haven’t lost any of their last 11 home games in the Premier League (W6 D5) – their longest unbeaten run at Stamford Bridge in the competition since August 2015 (a run of 21 games).
🌐 Fulham have conceded 35 goals in the Premier League this season – their joint-most after 14 games of a top-flight league campaign (35 in 1959-60).
🌐 Chelsea are unbeaten in their previous 17 Premier League games against Fulham (W10 D7), winning each of the last four in a row.
🌐 This was the 14th time that a former Chelsea manager has returned to Stamford Bridge in a Premier League game and failed to win (D5 L9), with this being Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri’s third such attempt (D1 L2).
🌐 Fulham have failed to keep a clean sheet in each of their last 18 games in the Premier League, and are the only side yet to keep one in the competition this season.
🌐 Pedro’s opener for Chelsea was their 1000th home goal in the Premier League, becoming just the third club to reach this landmark in the competition after Manchester United and Arsenal.
🌐 Chelsea winger Pedro has scored more Premier League goals in 12 appearances this season (5 goals from 23 shots) than he managed in 31 such games in 2017-18 (4 from 56 shots).
🌐 Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has scored five goals in his last six appearances in all competitions for Chelsea, including in back-to-back Premier League games for the first time.