Christian Pulisic is one of the promising young talents at the moment. He has played some great matches and has delivered on big occasions. Pulisic is highly rated by the Chelsea management and he has never failed to impress them. The recent encounter of Chelsea turned out in a similar fashion.
The Blues faced off against West Ham United in a vital Premier League clash. The match began in a fast-paced manner. Chelsea looked to kill the game early. They continuously pressed on the attack. However, the defense from the West Ham player seemed to be watertight. Chelsea struggled to find a way to break the shackles. The first mistake from West Ham came in the form of Craig Dawson.
Dawson was the best player on the pitch for West Ham. He fouled Romelu Lukaku inside the box which led to a red card for Dawson. It was a controversial decision as the VAR had to be consulted in confirming the penalty.
Unfortunately for Chelsea, the spot-kick did not go their way. Jorginho blasted the kick directly into the hands of the West Ham goalkeeper. It was not until Christian Pulisic made a brilliant effort that secured Chelsea the victory. Let us learn more about the game in detail below.
Christian Pulisic Guides Chelsea To A 1-0 Victory
Christian Pulisic was the man of the moment for Chelsea. His brilliant game reading handed the crucial three points to the Blues.
Pulisic came onto the field as a substitute. He was always on the lookout for goals. Pulisic tapped home a fantastic pass from Marcos Alonso right at the fag end of the match.
Thomas Tuchel seemed very happy at the win. He praised Christian Pulisic and stated that a win felt good.
Chelsea is now confirmed to cement their place in the third spot this year. They have gone five points ahead of Arsenal, who are currently at number four.