Chelsea vs Watford (3-0)

Chelsea took a massive step towards Champions League qualification by finishing a 3-0 finish over Watford at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Tottenham’s 1-0 loss to Bournemouth on Sabbatum opened the door for Chelsea to travel third within the Premier League and that they took advantage courtesy of goals from Ruben Loftus-Cheek, David Luiz and Gonzalo Higuain.

The Blues were besieged for a lot of-of the first half and lost heart help N’Golo Kante to a muscle injury when ten minutes, creating the France international a doubt for his or her Galilean satellite League semi-final, second leg against Eintracht metropolis on Thursday.

The recalled Eden Hazard power-assisted goals for Kante’s replacement Loftus-Cheek and David Luiz within the area of 3 second-half minutes before Gonzalo Higuain rounded off the marking as Chelsea edged nearer to a top-four end.

Watford began on the front foot, and Troy Deeney had a header pushed onto the post by Kepa Arrizabalaga within the eighth minute, whereas Kante’s injury gave the Blues a lot of cause for concern.

Chelsea was a particular aspect when the break and stirred ahead within the forty-eighth minute when Hazard picked out Loftus-Cheek to move home.

David Luiz evaded Adrian Mariappa to sign another Hazard delivery past mountain Foster because the Blues turned the sport on its head.

Foster created a try of robust saves to stay Pedro, and Higuain cornered, however, he was helpless once the pair combined and also the on-loan Juventus striker dinked in a beautiful end.

Watford was denied a consolation in outlandish fashion once Roberto Pereyra’s free-kick hit the post associated substitute Isaac Success headed within the rebound off an offside Andre grey.

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48′ Chelsea R. Loftus-Cheek
51′ Chelsea D. Luiz
75′ Chelsea G. Higuain


Chelsea Lineups

1 Kepa Arrizabalaga
28 César Azpilicueta
27 Andreas Christensen
30 David Luiz
3 Marcos Alonso
7 N’Golo Kanté
5 Jorginho
17 Mateo Kovačić
11 Pedro
9 Gonzalo Higuaín
10 Eden Hazard


Watford Lineups

26 Ben Foster
21 Kiko Femenia
6 Adrian Mariappa
15 Craig Cathcart
25 José Holebas
14 Nathaniel Chalobah
16 Abdoulaye Doucouré
19 Will Hughes
37 Roberto Pereyra
7 Gerard Deulofeu
9 Troy Deeney


Chelsea – Watford Match Statistics



19 Shots Total 13
9 Shots on goal 2
6 Shots off goal 9
4 Shots blocked 2
17 Shots inside box 9
2 Shots outside box 4
6 Fouls 12
6 Corners 6
1 Offsides 3
3 Saves 6
58% Possession Time 42%
542 Passes Total 384
460 Accurate Passes 288
85% Accurate Passes% 75%
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