Easy winners of Crystal Palace (2-0) on Saturday, the Blues have won a sixth straight match in the Premier League. Chelsea is provisionally second.
The match: 2-0
A look at statistics, to start. Chelsea have won a sixth straight Premier League game, the first since May 2017, dominating the game. Over 60% possession, 20 shots to 3 and two kids who scored: Tammy Abraham (22) and Christian Pulisic (21).
The movie of Chelsea-Crystal Palace
But Chelsea is not just about numbers, it's about a young, playful and promising team. Four days after his crazy match against Ajax (4-4) in the Champions League, the team of Frank Lampard has defended well, already, in addition to having attacked as well. In the wake of an excellent Willian, the Pulisic-Mount-Abraham trio made the Roy Hodgson team dizzy. Guaita has long delayed the deadline, being decisive in front of Pulisic (12th) and Willian (45th +4), before being beaten by Abraham, served by a super heel of the Brazilian (1-0, 52nd).
The Blues then managed, never conceding real chances, and Pulisic, who first stumbled on the Spanish goalkeeper of Palace (59th), scored his fifth goal in three games in the Premier League with a head shot Michy Batshuayi's country (2-0, 77th), after a long cross of Mateo Kovacic, still very clean. While waiting for Leicester and Manchester City matches, Chelsea is second. And in addition, he recovered N'Golo Kante, holder for the first time in a month.
The Premier League ranking
The player: Abraham, and ten!
Tammy Abraham scored his tenth goal of the season at the start of the second period with a coiled shot from the right foot. He ran to celebrate his goal with his fans, and confirmed his huge start to the season. Twelve Premier League games, 10 goals, and ease to combine with his teammates, including Mason Mount. With this achievement, he joined the very closed club of England to ten goals in the Premier League with Chelsea (Mark Stein, Paul Furlong, Frank Lampard, Daniel Sturridge) and pushes a little more Olivier Giroud on the bench.
The 12th day of Premier League
The average age of four English players lined up at kickoff: Tammy Abraham (22), Fikayo Tomori (21), Mason Mount (20), Reece James (19).