Chelsea beat Fulham in a tightly contested match at Stamford Bridge. The home side dominated possession in the first half, creating several chances but unable to convert them into goals. In the second half, Chelsea finally broke the deadlock with a well-placed header from defender Thiago Silva. Fulham tried to equalize in the dying minutes of the match, but Chelsea’s defense held firm to secure a hard-fought 1-0 victory. The win takes Chelsea to the top of the league table, while Fulham remains in the relegation zone.
The match between Chelsea and Fulham was an intense and physical encounter, with both sides putting in a strong performance. Chelsea dominated possession in the first half, but Fulham’s defense held strong, preventing the home side from finding the back of the net. Despite Chelsea’s dominance, the match remained goalless at halftime.
In the second half, Chelsea continued to push forward, and their persistence paid off in the 70th minute when Thiago Silva rose highest to head in a corner kick, giving the home side the lead. Fulham tried to mount a comeback in the final minutes of the match, but Chelsea’s defense held firm to secure a 1-0 victory.
The win was a crucial one for Chelsea, as it takes them to the top of the league table, while Fulham remains in the relegation zone. The result will give Chelsea a boost of confidence going into their next match, while Fulham will need to regroup and find a way to pick up points if they hope to avoid the drop this season.