On October 21, on Day 9 of the Premier League, Chelsea vs Watford played at the legendary Stamford Bridge stadium in London, this match was one of the best that Chelsea has seen this season, as it ended up winning 4 goals against 2 after reversing the score in the 2nd half, all before the fans who managed to buy tickets online.
Conte’s Chelsea looks its audience:
Before about 39 thousand spectators, the Chelsea who played at home managed to overcome a result against to stay with 3 points that allow him to continue in the race in the first places of the standings. Antonio Conte presented an 11 with some surprises regarding several details in the tactic.
The Watford came to London with the goal of scoring points to try to stay in the middle of the standings, in addition to continuing the good run, as it came to beat Arsenal 2-1.
The first to score was Chelsea through Pedro Rodríguez only at 12 ‘minutes, the Watford draw would come in the 2nd half at 47’ minutes thanks to Abdoulaye Doucouré, then at 49 ‘Roberto “tucu” Pereyra would take advantage to put up the Watford 1-2. Until this moment everything seemed to fall the Chelsea of Antonio Conte.
But Chelsea reacted much later in the 71st minute with a goal from Michy Batshuayi who had just replaced Morata to then tie the match 2-2. Everything was even, and in the last minutes, Azpilicueta put up Chelsea with a dramatic goal in the 87 ‘minute, Batshuayi finally seals the local victory 4×2 with his 2nd goal at 90’ + 5.
These 3 points were important for Chelsea, it was vital to get a good result to keep track of the leaders Manchester City, Manchester United, and Tottenham, also serve to calm the rumors of a possible exit of the coach Conte due to poor results.
- Chelsea FC: 4-3-3; Courtois, Antonio Rudiger, David Luiz, Gary Cahill, Cesar Azpilicueta, Cesc Fabregas, Bakayoko, Marcos Alonso, Pedro Rodriguez, Eden Hazard, Alvaro Morata.
- Watford: 3-4-3; Gomez, Adrian Mariappa, Kabasele, Britos, Kiko Femenía, Cleverley, Doucouré. Holebas, Roberto Pereyra, Deeney, Richarlyson.
Chelsea would dominate the possession by very little with 53% on 47% of Watford, the locals finished 14 times being 8 at the door, while Watford finished 16 times with 5 on goal, 13 Chelsea fouls and 16 Watford, 2 yellow cards for the blues and 3 for the bees and finally 6 corner shots for both teams.
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