Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea a 'step behind' Liverpool, says Blues boss

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The introduction of Alvaro Morata briefly sparked the visitors into life, but with only one goal to his name this season the Spaniard proved wasteful once again, striking straight at Lukasz Fabianski with a snap-shot from a matter of yards.

So, what now, then, with Chelsea, who have enjoyed a flawless start under Maurizio Sarri, coming to town?

"I have seen the five matches of West Ham in the Premier League".

Where and how to watch the live TV coverage of Premier League 2018-19 match? "Hazard did very well in the last 25 minutes, more on the right than the left, but it was really very hard today for the striker and the two wingers".

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They have a hard match ahead on 29 September, hosting league leaders Liverpool.

"We knew Chelsea would have a lot of the play, as they have all season, but to create the chances we created, that's what let us down". They were cutting off very well every kind of pass for Giroud. With their confidence higher following a rare win at Everton last Sunday, the Hammers rarely looked troubled by their West London neighbours during the first hour.

Portuguese global Joao Moutinho is one of Mendes's many clients to arrive at Molineux and curled his first goal for the club into the top corner to earn a deserved point.

Heading into this weekend as the Premier League's top scorer, Eden Hazard's performance was particularly disappointing.


The second half was a textbook containment job on Hazard, one which drastically changed his afternoon. He failed to inspire a goal, however.

But with about 13 minutes to go West Ham had a wonderful chance to win the match, when the unmarked Yarmolenko headed just wide at the far post after a cross by Robert Snodgrass. I think they are a very good team.

It's not hard to imagine Sarri's high defensive line being torn to shreds, particularly if Rudiger's injury deprives the Blues of all recovery speed.

"[Liverpool] are a step forward than us in this moment".


West Ham face League Two side Macclesfield Town next in the Carabao Cup before another tough home assignment against Manchester United on Saturday.

"I'm not trying to be naughty with him or Chelsea, I'm not saying any of this as a negative".


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