Key West Ham star dealt injury blow during Chelsea clash

Key West Ham star dealt injury blow during Chelsea clash

West Ham vs Chelsea

Chelsea and West Ham faced off at the London Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The tie began in fairly slow fashion, with West Ham sitting deep and inviting Chelsea to try and break them down.

The Blues would eventually do so when Thiago Silva headed in a Mason Mount corner:

West Ham hit back just 12 minutes later, though, when Edouard Mendy, in part due to a poor Jorginho back-pass, gave away a penalty which Manuel Lanzini scored.

Chelsea, though, were level for just four minutes, with Mason Mount putting the visitors back in front via a superb volley:

But, yet again, West Ham were able to draw the game level once more, this time via Jared Bowen. Bowen’s goal would mean that Chelsea would, on Saturday, concede more than once in all competitions this term for the first time.

West Ham injury blow

And, at the time of writing, West Ham are set to earn a huge point against Chelsea.

However, their day’s work has been marred somewhat by an injury to a key player.

Kurt Zouma has been instrumental to West Ham’s success this term, but he would be forced off with an injury midway through the second 45 against his former club:

With a busy festive period coming up, David Moyes and co. are no doubt praying the issue is nothing serious.

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