Westbrom Struck Five Past Chelsea At Stamford Bridge

Westbrom Struck Five Past Chelsea At Stamford Bridge 
Badmus Abdulsobur,Oyo 

The Blues saw their bubble burst after a stunning 5-2 defeat against the lowly Baggies on home turf

Chelsea were given a brutal reminder of how far they still have to go under Thomas Tuchel after a stunning 5-2 defeat by Sam Allardyce's West Brom at Stamford Bridge.

The shock defeat ended a 14-game unbeaten run since Tuchel had taken over as manager and demonstrated that securing Champions League qualification is not going to be a formality.

Having conceded just two goals under Tuchel during their unbeaten run, Chelsea looked impossible to score against, but they were well and truly exposed by the team starting the game in 19th place in the table.

The 36-year-old defender was booked twice for two rash challenges but both pf his tackles came after Jorginho had turned over possession in dangerous areas.

It summed up what was already a sloppy display despite the Blues initially going 1-0 up through Pulisic's tap-in after a good Marcos Alonso free kick.
Matheus Pereira scored twice before half-time to end a 12-hour run without conceding a goal for Tuchel's side. Silva's dismissal undoubtedly had a huge effect when Sam Johnstone's long ball landed at the feet of Pereira, who lobbed Edouard Mendy to make it 1-1.
Seconds later, both Jorginho and Reece James were at fault with Pereira being allowed several touches in the Blues' box before making it 2-1.

Pulisic's goal did not prevent him from being replaced by Mason Mount at half-time, but things turned even worse for Chelsea as goals from Callum Robinson and Mbaye Diagne made it 4-1.

Mount made it 4-2 after unselfish work from Werner, who now has more assists than goals this season in all competitions, but it was too little too late.

Remarkably, Robinson struck again in added time to make it 5-2 to ensure West Brom secured their joint-biggest win at Stamford Bridge, last winning 5-2 here in 1928-29

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