It was an important win for Chelsea in the West London Derby as they defeated Fulham by 1-0 in the Premier League. Cole Palmer scored the penalty to secure the victory for the Blues. Mauricio Pochettino had to win that game and now, Chelsea is right back in contention for European football next season. The mood will be better at the Chelsea camp now as they have won four consecutive games at Stamford Bridge. So, how did Chelsea players fare in this game? Here are the Chelsea player ratings vs Fulham in their 1-0 win at the Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea player ratings vs Fulham – Premier League
Chelsea player ratings: Defence
GK: Djordje Petrovic (8.5/10) - Let's start this Chelsea player ratings vs Fulham with Djordje Petrovic. He was brilliant this game and made some amazing saves which kept Chelsea in this game. He was one of the man-of-the-match candidates for sure in this game. He truly deserves the praise he is getting right now.
RB: Malo Gusto (6.5/10) - Malo Gusto should feel very lucky not to get a red card for his challenge on Willian. Moreover, it was a decent performance from the French man. He used the wing very well and did keep Willian in check. He did the job that was expected of him but he should be more careful next time.
- SUB: Alfie Gilchrist (NA/10) - Came on very late in the game and didn't have much to do. Gilchrist came on with 92 minutes on the clock for Gusto.
CB: Axel Disasi (6/10) - Disasi is far from being the defender Chelsea saw in him. He still has a lot to improve. When in possession of the ball, he looks confused. There were a few nervy moments from him in the game. He got much better in the second half and defended very well.
CB: Thiago Silva (8/10) - The veteran used all of his experience to get Chelsea over the line. In the first half, he looked a bit shaky. But in the second half, he got better and the late challenges he made and the tactical fouls were brilliant to watch as the Chelsea fans cheered him for that. Overall, it was a good performance from the veteran Brazilian.
LB: Levi Colwill (5.5/10) - It was a much-improved performance from Levi Colwill. However, he doesn't seem to adapt well while playing a left-back. He was also struggling going forward. At times, he looked a bit confused while defending. Chelsea fans will be expecting more from this 20-year-old.
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