Chelsea has just experienced a series of two consecutive defeats before Everton and Wolves make "The Blues" falling to the 8th place on the Premier League rankings, inferior to the leading team Liverpool to 9 points. The pressure weighed on the role of Coach Lampard by "The Blues" spent more than £ 200 million in the last summer transfer period.
West Ham defeated Chelsea in both meetings last season
On the other side of the war, West Ham was "a little hot" to Chelsea on the rankings with only 1 point. The team of coach David Moyes entered this match with a good form when won 3 victories and a draw in the last 5 matches.
In terms of confrontation history between the two teams, Chelsea is superior to West Ham. Chelsea won 50 victories compared to 42 times belonging to West Ham. However, both meetings in the previous season witnessed West Ham enjoyed victory joy.
Even so, Chelsea are still higher than opponents with London city in this match. Coach Lampard is owning a lot of stars that can shine like Pulisic, Werner or Giroud. More importantly, "The Blues" is very needing a victory to return to the Premier League championship race this season.
Prediction: Chelsea 2-1 West Ham
Chelsea: Mendy; James, Zouma, Silva, Chilwell; Kovacic, Kante, Mount; Pulisic, Giroud, Werner
West Ham: Fabianski; Coufal, Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Rice, Soucek; Snodgrass, benrahma, forals; Haller