Chelsea beat West Ham 2-1 at the London Stadium, and the victory wasn’t only well-deserved but it was well orchestrated.
Chelsea opened West Ham’s defence with so many counterattacking moves and the first goal scored by Eden Hazard came through a quick break. A lot of the times this season, Chelsea have been devastating on the counter, but Hazard has revealed that the team doesn’t really do much on counter attacks in training.
“No we haven’t practised it a lot – we have the players to do that,” Hazard said.
“Me, Pedro and Diego [Costa] are quick on counter-attack.
“We tried to do the best and do the right thing on the ball. It works well.”
This beats my imagination; how did the team get so good in counter?