CHELSEA bought again to successful methods after easing to a 2-Zero win in opposition to Fulham within the West London derby at Stamford Bridge.
Pedro netted the opener after simply 4 minutes, earlier than substitute Ruben Loftus-Cheek sealed the victory within the closing levels.
However who impressed for the Blues? SunSport provides you the rundown on who starred and disenchanted at Stamford Bridge…
Had a few heart-in-mouth moments when he was reluctant to hoof the ball upfield. Strong general and made a two first rate saves to disclaim Calum Chambers when Fulham pushed for an equaliser.
Made quite a few necessary blocks and it was one other brilliantly constant efficiency at right-back. Marshaled his again 4 to a different clear sheet.
Had a troublesome job marking Aleksandar Mitrovic however managed to maintain the highly effective Serb quiet all through. Nearly scored a personal purpose when he turned a cross behind for a nook.
Highlight was on the Brazilian following his shoddy efficiency in opposition to Tottenham however he was calm and composed. Barely put a foot fallacious though it wasn’t his hardest take a look at.
Made his typical marauding runs up the left however his closing supply let him down on a couple of event. His supply was poor and Chelsea followers vented their frustrations.
Brilliantly gained the ball from Seri and slotted it into Pedro’s path for the opener. However usually struggled once more in his extra attacking function. Would usually run into area however lacked a artistic intuition to provide a getting edge.
Has taken the duty of changing into Chelsea’s primary man in midfield and continuously marshalled his team-mates to drive ahead. Would have appreciated to have gotten on the ball extra.
Saved possession nicely and linked up dangerously with Eden Hazard at occasions. An necessary participant in Maurizio Sarri’s system and made a vital block to disclaim a goalscoring probability within the first half.
Barely had a kick earlier than latching onto Kante’s go to fireplace Chelsea forward. Did nicely to seek out pockets of area on the best and proved he nonetheless has an enormous half to play underneath Sarri.
Nearly not possible to win the ball from the Belgium magician. Dropped right into a central function and would look to carry Olivier Giroud into play however the striker wasn’t on the identical wavelength at occasions. Made an outstanding help for Loftus-Cheek to place the sport past the attain of Fulham.
A irritating efficiency for the striker to desperate to impress. Contact was off and he bared the brunt of Chelsea supporters who had been demanding extra. Was hooked off for Alvaro Morata halfway via the second half.
Had a beautiful alternative to place the sport to mattress however blazed it miles over on his proper foot. Seemed like a striker fully devoid of confidence.
Put the sport past doubt with a vital second after some very good hyperlink up play with Eden Hazard. A brilliant spark on his introduction to the sport.
Got here on within the 78th minute and appeared to bomb down the best flank at each event. Seemed strong on the again when referred to as upon.