On May 7, Chelsea hosted Wolverhampton Wolverhampton at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London as part of the 36th round of the English Premier League.
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Goals: Lukaku, 56 – penalty (1:0). Lukaku, 58 (2:0). Trincan, 79 (2:1). Coadi, 90+7 (2:2).
|Mendy, Rudiger, Alonso (Saul 46), Thiago Silva, James, Azpilicueta (Sarr 87), Kovacic, Loftus-Cheek, Lukaku (Havertz 90+1), Pulisic, Werner.||José Sa, Ait Nouri, Boly, Coady, Jonny Castro, Saiss (Shikinho 71), Ruben Neves (Trinkan 77), João Moutinho, Dendonker, Pedro Neto (Hwang Hee Chan 70), Jimenez.|
Warnings: Azpilicueta, 27′. Saiss, 36′. Pedro Neto, 45′. Joao Moutinho, 51′.
Referee: Bankes (England).
The last two meetings between these teams ended 0-0.
From the first Chelsea food did not score an early goal in this match, when Timo Werner left-footed a shot from the box, but goalkeeper José Sa saved it.
Then the guests began to play better, thanks to a couple of efforts led by defender Romain Saiss, but, nevertheless, they hardly broke through the Chelsea defense. The hosts put pressure on them and thought they took the lead twice. First, Werner’s potential goal was ruled out due to a previous foul in the game. Then before Ruben Loftus-Cheek scored a goal for offside.
Chelsea started the second half very well, there was a dangerous moment right away, Werner unnoticed a strong cross and forced Sa to make a brilliant save. Saiss then fouled Lukaku in the box, prompting another VAR check, this time going in favor of the home team. Lukaku confidently converted a penalty in this match.
Then, two minutes later, Lukaku scored a double in this match. taking advantage of a defensive error when he landed an unstoppable kick with a weak foot in the bottom right corner.
The match revived towards the end of the match, when the guests struck several dangerous blows. In the end, in the 79th minute, when Francisco Trincao landed a superb shot right past Edouard Mendy. Wolverhampton Wolverhampton could have equalised, but Thiago Silva saved the ball for a corner before Raul Gimenez fired it.
Yet Chelsea missed the win at the very end of the match as captain Cody rose high above the Chelsea defense, equalized and denied his side their fourth successful league defeat.
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