Chelsea Ziyech Goal Earns Chelsea Narrow Win Against Resilience Watford

Chelsea returned to winning way following a hard fought 2-1 victory against Watford at Vicarage Road in Wednesday’s Premier League game.

Hakim Ziyech came off the bench and scored the match winner for Chelsea in a intriguing game that saw both aide sized each other.

Having been held to a 1-1 draw in their last league game against Manchester United at Old Trafford, the Blues grabbed all the points against the Hornets.

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Thomas Tuchel made six changes to the team that played draw with Manchester United with Kai Havertz, Mason Mount, Ceasar Azpilicueta, Andrea Christensen, Christian Pulisic and Saul Niguez started.

Timo Werner, Romelu Lukaku, Hakim Ziyech and others watched from the bench.

Mount gave Chelsea the lead the 29th minute from a Havertz assist

The Hornets levelled with two minutes to the first half break through Emmanuel Dennis from a Moussa Sissoko’s assist.

Dennis is now the first Watford player to score in three Premier League matches in a row since Troy Deeney in February 2017.

Both teams cancelled each other end in search for the winning goal in a combative second half.

Tuchel brought in Hakim Ziyech in the 60th minute for Trevoh Chalobah.

The Moroccan was shown a yellow card five minutes into him joining the fray after he fouled Joao Pedro.

In the 72nd minute, he became the goal scorer after he was assisted by Mount.

The victory ensured Chelsea maintains top position in the Premier League with 24 games played so far.


Henry Usiayo is a reporter who has a flair for sports and he currently write sports articles for Africa Top Sports.

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