It will be necessary to count on the Blues this season. The Chelsea players were able to insist on finding the fault and defeat Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge this Saturday on the 4th day of the Premier League (2-0). With goals from Pedro (72) and Eden Hazard (85), they make a fourth success and remain close to neck with Liverpool at the top of the standings.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) September 1, 2018
Despite 76% possession of the ball and 12 shots in their favor in the first period, the men of Maurizio Sarri have yet struggled to force the lock Cherries. The Italian coach, however, had a hollow nose by sending Olivier Giroud in the place of Alvaro Morata shortly after the hour of the game. The French striker allowed Pedro to open the scoring just five minutes after his entry (72) . Eden Hazard was responsible for killing the suspense after a pass from Marcos Alonso (85th).
The Fulham players , they have not managed to win in Brighton and must be content with a draw (2-2) despite a two-goal lead shortly after the hour of play and achievements of André Schürrle (44) and Aleksandar Mitrovic (62). The Cottagers suffered the Seagull revolt illustrated by Glenn Murray’s double (67th and 84th).