Watford 1 vs. 2 Chelsea Review

The scoreline does not reflect the game.

Chelsea beat Watford away from home 1-2 with Tammy and Pulisic grabbing the goals while Watford got a goal thanks to VAR. I finally predicted the right lineup by Lampard as Kepa started in goal with Emerson, Tomori, Zouma and Azpilicueta making up the defence. Jorginho, Kovacic, and Mount started in midfield with Pulisic, Tammy, and Willian up front. 

Chelsea started the game off really well as we pressed high up and allowed Watford no breathing space and the work was rewarded in the 5th minute as Jorginho made a brilliant one touch pass to set Tammy free and he finished expertly past Foster. Chelsea continued to dominate the half with Watford having little to no chances and it if it were not for Foster then Chelsea could have easily had 3-4 goals in the first half. The 2nd half started in similar fashion with Foster making more saves as the scoreline stayed 0-1. It was Pulisic though who doubled the lead in the 55th minute as Tammy cut back a pass which found the American. Watford got a lifeline in the 80th minute as Deolofeu dived in the box and the on field referee gave nothing but because VAR thought that there was contact the penalty was given and Deolofeu converted to make it a nervy final 10 minutes. Kepa had the last action of the game as he made a brilliant save from Foster. 

Player-wise Kepa did not have much to do and should have had a clean sheet but he made a brilliant save at the end for three points. Emerson had a good return to playing while Tomori also played well, Zouma stood out at the back as he was solid and made several blocks that Terry would be proud of. Azpilicueta was also assured at the back. Jorginho and Kovacic ran the midfield once again and words can not explain how good it is to see these guys play. The two did over play it in the incident that gave the penalty but otherwise they were world class. Mount had a good game and should have got a goal after the ball had hit the post. Pulisic makes it 4 goals in 2 as he continued his good form, Tammy made it 9 goals in the league and 10 overall, and Willian ran a lot. 

3 points for Lampard a return to winning ways as we move to 3rd temporarily. Happy days for Chelsea fans, COME ON YOU BLUES!!!

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