West Ham, who face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge earlier today, are hoping for a good result in the London derby. The Hammers dominated most of the first half but entered half-time 0-0.
Mikhail Antonio finally scored for West Ham an hour later when he scored from close range. However, Chelsea equalized in the 76th minute before Kai Havertz completed a late corner, scoring two minutes from time. The London derby ended in a 1-2 loss to West Ham.
Let’s take a look at how each West Ham player performed against the Blues.
GK: Lukasz Fabianski – 6/10
The Polish goalkeeper made a good save but ended up conceding two goals in the last moments of the day.
DR: Vladimir Kufar – 6/10
He tried to keep things clean in the backcourt but struggled to influence play in the final third.
CB: Thilo Kehrer – 5.5/10
The German genius made crucial clearances in his own half but sometimes looked vulnerable at the back.
DC: Kurt Zuma – 7/10
He made many final clearances on the defensive side of the floor and was a dominant force in the air.
LB: Emerson – 6/10
The Italians are strong in the air, but difficult to make an impact in the future.
Centimeters: Declan Rice – 7/10
He secured the midfield well and made some good runs with the ball towards the Chelsea box.
WC: Thomas Suchek – 6.5/10
Sucek did his best to protect his back line but failed to affect play in the attacking third.
RW: Jarrod Bowen – 7/10
He made a lot of good runs with the ball but didn’t take any risks.
CAM: Lucas Paqueta – 7.5/10
Paqueta played his rightful defensive role, running the ball twice in the attacking third.
LW: Pablo Fournals – 6/10
The Spaniard had a tough game today as he failed to threaten Chelsea’s goal.
ST: Michael Antonio – 7/10
Antonio opened the scoring in the 62nd minute but was silent for most of the game.
MOC: Say Benrahma – 6/10
He had some hilarious moments in the game.
CB: Angelo Obona – N/A
Ogbonna didn’t have enough time to make an impact.
ST: Maxwell Cornet – N/A
He doesn’t have enough time to guarantee a grade.