West Ham United v Chelsea Livestream, BT Sport, Saturday 4th December at 12:30 p.m.
Chelsea can temporarily improve by four points at the top of the Premier League table by beating West Ham in the early kick-off on Saturday.
Thomas Tuchel’s team had to work hard for victory in the middle of the week. Goals from Mason Mount and Hakim Ziyech on either side of the half gave the Blues a 2-1 win Watford. That was an important result for Chelsea that same night that Liverpool and Manchester city also emerged triumphant.
Chelsea are now eight games unbeaten in the Premier League and Tuchel will be pleased with his side’s response to the rare occasions where they have lost points this season. The Blues bet on a 1-1 draw Burnley hit through Leicester 3-0. They were drawn to another 1-1 draw by Manchester United last weekend, then straight back to winning ways on Vicarage Road.
Chelsea’s defensive soundness was particularly impressive. She…