Brentford 0-1 Chelsea: Ben Chilwell objective wins west London derby

Ben Chilwell has scored in every of his final three Premier League video games for Chelsea, as many as he had in his earlier 33 appearances within the competitors

Chelsea returned to the highest of the Premier League as Ben Chilwell’s strike – and a few robust work to carry off intense late strain – clinched victory at west London neighbours Brentford.

After Liverpool had gone high by thrashing Watford earlier on Saturday, Thomas Tuchel’s aspect responded within the late recreation with a mature and dogged show in opposition to their promoted hosts.

England left-back Chilwell scored within the closing minute of the primary half along with his third objective in three video games for membership and nation.

The European champions dominated the primary half however needed to dig deep to safe the three factors within the first league assembly between the 2 golf equipment in 74 years.

The result would have been totally different had Brentford ahead Bryan Mbeumo scored as an alternative of twice hitting the Blues woodwork both aspect of Chilwell’s winner.

In a frantic closing quarter-hour the place Brentford threw every thing at their opponents, Chelsea keeper Edouard Mendy needed to make two essential and courageous saves, whereas Blues league debutant Malang Sarr additionally cleared off the road.

Senegal worldwide Mendy additionally tipped over an acrobatic effort from Bees midfielder Christian Norgaard in injury-time, sealing a victory which the Blues keeper celebrated wildly along with his team-mates on the closing whistle, whereas the relieved away followers sang their delight.

Extra to comply with.

assist play

Fee gamers out of 10 all through or after the sport. The rater will shut half-hour after the ultimate whistle.

Ranking vary key1 = Give it up10 = Pure perfection

Brentford

  1. Squad quantity1Participant titleRaya

  2. Squad quantity22Participant titleM Jorgensen

  3. Squad quantity18Participant titleJansson

  4. Squad quantity5Participant titlePinnock

  5. Squad quantity7Participant titleCanós

  6. Squad quantity15Participant titleOnyeka

  7. Squad quantity6Participant titleNørgaard

  8. Squad quantity8Participant titleJensen

  9. Squad quantity3Participant titleHenry

  10. Squad quantity19Participant titleMbeumo

  11. Squad quantity17Participant titleToney

  1. Squad quantity9Participant titleForss

  2. Squad quantity14Participant titleGhoddos

Chelsea

  1. Squad quantity16Participant titleMendy

  2. Squad quantity14Participant titleChalobah

  3. Squad quantity4Participant titleChristensen

  4. Squad quantity31Participant titleSarr

  5. Squad quantity28Participant titleAzpilicueta

  6. Squad quantity7Participant titleKanté

  7. Squad quantity12Participant titleLoftus-Cheek

  8. Squad quantity8Participant titleKovacic

  9. Squad quantity21Participant titleChilwell

  10. Squad quantity11Participant titleWerner

  11. Squad quantity9Participant titleLukaku

  1. Squad quantity19Participant titleMount

  2. Squad quantity24Participant titleJames

  3. Squad quantity29Participant titleHavertz

Line-ups

Brentford

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Raya
  • 22M Jorgensen
  • 18Jansson
  • 5Pinnock
  • 7CanósBooked at 32minsSubstituted forGhoddosat 72′minutes
  • 15OnyekaSubstituted forForssat 67′minutes
  • 6Nørgaard
  • 8Jensen
  • 3Henry
  • 19Mbeumo
  • 17Toney

Substitutes

  • 2Thompson
  • 4Goode
  • 9Forss
  • 14Ghoddos
  • 20Ajer
  • 28Bidstrup
  • 30Roerslev
  • 33Maghoma
  • 40Fernández

Chelsea

Formation 3-5-2

  • 16Mendy
  • 14Chalobah
  • 4Christensen
  • 31Sarr
  • 28AzpilicuetaSubstituted forJamesat 89′minutes
  • 7Kanté
  • 12Loftus-Cheek
  • 8KovacicBooked at 18minsSubstituted forMountat 65′minutes
  • 21Chilwell
  • 11Werner
  • 9LukakuSubstituted forHavertzat 77′minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Arrizabalaga
  • 3Alonso
  • 5Jorginho
  • 17Saúl
  • 18Barkley
  • 19Mount
  • 20Hudson-Odoi
  • 24James
  • 29Havertz

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