Half-time at Stamford Bridge…

Chelsea 1-0 West Ham United

Blues ahead at the break thanks to Thiago Silva’s powerful early header.

West Ham had the ball in the net shortly before the goal. However, Declan Rice was ruled off-side. Further half chances have fallen to aaron Cresswell and Sebastien Haller, but both came to nothing.

Timo Werner was denied by Lukasz Fabianski as the half drew to a close.West Ham still in it, but Chelsea – with far more of the ball – look the slicker side.

Brian Jeeves

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