Chelsea 5-0 West Ham: 3 standout players as Blues run riot on Hammers

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Chelsea demolished West Ham United 5-0 at Stamford Bridge to move seventh in the Premier League table.

Chelsea 5-0 West Ham: 3 standout players as Blues run riot on Hammers
Chelsea players celebrating Cole Palmer’s goal

Just after a London derby win against Tottenham on Thursday, The Blues continued their momentum into their next match. In a dazzling display, Cole Palmer, Conor Gallagher, and Noni Madueke each found the net within the first 45 minutes.

Shortly after the after-time break, Nicolas Jackson secured a goal in the 48th minute after an unselfish assist from Madueke, who broke through the West Ham defence.

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Jackson scored his second goal in the 80th minute, making it 5-0. This win moves Chelsea above Manchester United, securing seventh place in the Premier League standings, just two points behind sixth-placed Newcastle United.

Here are the 3 standout players from Chelsea vs West Ham

Nicolas Jackson – 9.5

Nicolas Jackson celebrating his goal against West Ham

Nicolas Jackson played a crucial role in Chelsea’s win against the Hammers. He assisted Palmer with the first goal and then scored his own goal in the 48th minute. Jackson’s clinical finishing earned him a second goal later in the game.

The Senegalese now has up to 13 league goals for the season.

Noni Madueke – 9.2

Nicolas Jackson celebrating his goal against West Ham

Noni Madueke proved to be another crucial player in the game, playing a key role in Palmer’s opening goal. His performance on the wing proved too much for West Ham to handle. Madueke then scored a header in the first half and provided an assist for Jackson’s goal later in the game.

Cole Palmer – 8.5

Cole Palmer opened the scoring sheet early in the game with a powerful left-footed finish into the bottom corner to get his 21st league goal of the season. He controlled the midfield and kept putting pressure on West Ham’s defense.

The stats

  • The Blues are unbeaten in 11 straight league games
  • Palmer becomes just the third English player in Premier League history to score over 20 goals and provide over 10 assists in a single season.

What next?

  • Chelsea will take on Nottingham Forest away from home on May 11th. The Blues will be hoping to get all three points against a weak Forest team.
  • The Hammers will host Luton Town on the 11th of May.
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