Chelsea won a hard fought battle with newly promoted Brentford in the late Saturday night game. Ben Chilwell got the three points for Chelsea with his brilliant strike in the 45th minute of the first half. Chelsea did deserve this lead because they were the better team in the first half.
Brentford fought gallantly, they had their chances. The outcome may have been different if Bryan Mbeumo had scored his shots that hit the post in the first and second half of the game. Chelsea’s goalkeeper also made three world class saves in the second half to deny Brentford. Malang Sarr for Chelsea also cleared off the line . Such was the quality of pressure Brentford threw at Chelsea.
In the end Chelsea survived and took all three points. They still remain top of the premier league with 19 points.
Next game for Chelsea is against Norwich on the 23rd of October.