Chelsea manager, Mauricio Pochettino still waiting for his first win in charge of Chelsea as Blues lost to West Ham 3-1 on Sunday at London Stadium.
The highly competitive match was characterised by remarkable highlights: Aguerd nodded West Ham into a seventh-minute lead, Carney Chukwuemeka brought Chelsea level, before Enzo Fernandez missed penalty, Michail Antonio and Lucas Paqueta secured one goal each for West Ham which sealed win for hosts.
One of the most notable moment of the game was when West Ham’s Nayef Aguerd received a red and asked to leave, but West Ham still went ahead to secure a thrilling 3-1 win over rivals Chelsea.
The hammers were also sensitive enough to take advantage of some non-existent Chelsea marking to head home debutant James Ward-Prowse’s inch-perfect corner kick, before 19-year-old Carney Chukwuemeka – later subbed with a knee injury – levelled with a superb strike to secure his first goal first in the Premier League.
Enzo Fernandez had his poorly struck penalty saved by Alphonse Areola on the stroke of half-time as the Blues resisted the temptation to hand Moises Caicedo his debut after his recent British-record transfer from Brighton.
Antonio slammed the hosts back in front eight minutes after half-time and despite Aguerd then seeing red midway through the second half after a second yellow, the
In reaction to the win which was sealed by Lucas Pacqeta’s stoppage-time penalty after a foul by Caicedo on Emerson, David Moyes tagged the triumph “a big result”