Matchday 15 of Premier League saw the change on the top as Chelsea was beaten while Manchester City toppled them entailed by Liverpool as they sealed three points on the road.
Chelsea was stunned while visiting London Stadium. They slumped to a 3-2 defeat from West Ham. The Blues took the lead first through Thiago Silva’s header but Edouard Mendy’s error leading to a penalty for the home side. Manuel Lanzini did not waste it to put them back on a level term. However, Mason Mount was able to restore the lead after his strike the near post was out of Fabianski’s reach. Unfortunately, the table was turning at the second half. Another error on the backline led to another goal for the Hammers. This time Jarred Bowen who put his name on the score sheet. The winning goal came on 87th minute as Arthur Masuaku found the back of the net through his half striker and cross. Thomas Tuchel’s men have to go down to the third with two points adrift from Manchester City which crushed Watford 3-1 easily. Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva’s brace gave them the necessary win.
West Ham vs Chelsea 3-2
Goals: Manuel Lanzini (40 p), Jarred Bowen (56), Arthur Masuaku (87); Thiago Silva (29), Mason Mount (44)
West Ham: Lukas Fabianski – Kurt Zouma (Pablo Fornals 71), Diop, Craig Dawson – Ben Johnson (Arthur Masuaku 45), Vladimir Coufal, Declan Rice, Tomas Soucek – Manuel Lanzini (Said Benrahma 85), Jarred Bowen, Michael Antonio.
Chelsea: Eduard Mendy – Antonio Rudiger, Thiago Silva, Andres Christensen – Jorginho, Reece James, Robin Loftus-Creek, Marcos Alonso (Christian Pulisic 72) – Mason Mount, Hakim Ziyech (Callum Hudson-Odoi 64), Kai Havertz (Romelu Lukaku 46)
In other parts of London, Spurs under Antonio Conte begins to approach the top four after dismantling Norwich City 3-0. Lucas Moura, Davison Sanchez and Son Heung-Min scored their winning goals at home. They have collected 25 points but still have one game in hand. Another win will bump them to the top four overtaking West Ham which only have two point difference from Harry Kane and Co. Meanwhile, Manchester United’s era under Ralf Ragnick started off with a narrow win over Crystal Palace. A single goal by Fred gave them the expected three points to welcome the German boss in his Premier League debut.
Newcastle vs Burnley 1-0
Wolverhampton vs Liverpool 0-1
Aston Villa vs Leicester 2-1
Southampton vs Brighton 1-1
Leeds vs Brentford 2-2
Everton vs Arsenal