Chelsea's Tammy Abraham showed the savage Werner is lacking by netting goals on 78 and 80 minutes to seal their 3-0 win against West Ham United. Chelsea's coach Frank Lampard commended his side's character as they recovered from successive misfortunes - to Everton and then Wolverhampton Wanderers.
"The game was hard... It wasn't vintage tonight," Lampard said. "We indicated graft without being delightful however it was a decent outcome."
Defensive rock Thiago Silva opened the scoring on brief when the Brazilian veteran discovered space in crowed penalty area to control home a header at a corner. For extensive stretches it appeared to be that would be the difference between the two London sides before Abraham struck twice inside two minutes to seal the victory and the blues got home with the three points.
For all of West Ham's pressure in the second half they didn't get to have a shot on target at Stamford Bridge. However, Chelsea moved to the fifth spot, six points behind league leaders Liverpool, after 14 games, while the Hammers are tenth on the table.
In Monday's other match, Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo saw his team lose at Burnley 2-1 and afterward turned his fire on the referee. Espirito Santo's faces being rebuffed for a post-match tirade, during which he said "Referee Lee Mason doesn't have the quality to whistle a game in the Premier League." It came after mid-table Wolves were sunk by close-range goals from Burnley strikers Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood.
Teenage striker Fabio Silva replieded for Wolves with an 89th-minute penalty.
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