Chelsea 2-0 West Ham: Goals and Highlights

Chelsea vs West Ham United highlights
Chelsea vs West Ham United highlights

Chelsea take on West Ham in the Boxing Day Premier League fixture; we bring you all the goals and major highlights from the game. First the team news:

Chelsea starting line-up: Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry (captain), Azpilicueta, Fabregas, Matic, Willian, Oscar, Hazard, Diego Costa.

Chelsea substitutes: Cech, Zouma, Filipe Luis, Mikel, Ramires, Schurrle, Drogba.

West Ham United starting line-up: Adrian, Jenkinson, Cresswell, Collins, Reid, Noble, Kouyate, Nolan (captain), Downing, Carroll, Valencia.

West Ham United substitutes: Jaaskelainen, O’Brien, Song, Amalfitano, Jarvis, Cole, Sakho.

Join us at 12.45 for the rest of the coverage…

Chelsea have dominated proceedings so far, but West Ham have managed to hold out the first 15 minutes. Oscar passed up a glorious opportunity, shooting over from close-range from a Willian pass. 

GOAL! Chelsea 1-0 West Ham United. John Terry scores his second goal in a week, tapping in from 2 yards after Diego Costa knocks down a Cesc Fabregas corner.

HALF-TIME: Chelsea 1-0 West Ham United

GOAL! Chelsea 2-0 West Ham United. Diego Costa gets his 13th league goal of the season with a fantastic left-footed finish from a difficult angle after being set up by Eden Hazard.

The Spaniard has been absolutely clinical for the Blues this season, and this stat shows how the striker problems at Chelsea may have firmly been left in the past.

 FULL-TIME: Chelsea 2-0 West Ham United. The Blues extend their lead to 6 points at the top of the table. Manchester City take on West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns later on.

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