Mason Mount scored in the second half as Chelsea grabbed a slim victory over their fellow London neighbors Fulham in a game which saw them winning by 1-0 after a sending off was recorded by the home side before the end of the first half of the encounter.
FIRST HALF REPORT FULHAM 0-0 CHELSEA
The first half of the game was exciting with good attacking play of football but the Blues failed to capitalize despite them seeing more of the ball with their opponent showing more quality defending all through as they couldnt go forward.
Chelsea created some clean caught chances which saw Giroud almost scoring but his efforts wasnt good enough to beat the goalkeeper who was at his best in the encounter for the home side who had less going forward in the game.
Fulham did pretty good until the sending off their player Robinson who was shown a straight red card for a harsh tackle on Cesar Azpilicueta who was taken off and later came back to finish off the encounter for the Blues today.
the first half ended with 0-0 as they both headed for the break in a goalless tie scoreline which the away side had more chances and was the better between the two sides in the Premier League weekend game.
SECOND HALF REPORT FULHAM 0-1 CHELSEA
The second half was much more better as the away side managed to score just one goal which didnt come so easy as the home side gave them a run for their money despite going down one man favoring their opponent to more advantage.
Fulham had everything under control as they disadvantage didnt show up that much with them doing a good job keeping their back clean and not letting anything go past them while they fight to maintain and grab a draw in the encounter.
Chelsea broke the deadlock in the 78th minutes as Mason Mount was albe to convert and gave his side a 1-0 lead after a nice buildup play which involved substitute Callum Hudson-Odoi who was in the act which saw FranK Lampard side took the advantage.
The match finally ended with 0-1 as the Blues ran away with a narrow win in the encounter which takes them to seventh on the league table as the fight to go back into the top four on the log continues for them
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