Sports Chelsea vs West Ham: Conte Reacts To Disappointing 1-1 Draw

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Antonio Rudiger hit out at his Chelsea team-mates for failing to kill yet another game as Antonio Conte's side dropped points at home against West Ham.

Chicharito wasn't too happy, though, saying he felt he should've found a victor, too.

Chelsea took the lead at Stamford Bridge through a first-half goal from Cesar Azpilicueta, only for Javier Hernandez to find a way through in the final quarter of the match to see the spoils shared.

The striker continued that run this time around too, netting in the 73rd minute with virtually his first touch since coming on to draw Moyes' men level. "We are all very happy". It was, incredibly, the sixth goal he's scored off the bench against Chelsea in his career. His impact was instant and probably expected by large parts of the Stamford Bridge crowd. Then we concede two shots and concede a goal.

As the Austrian went to pull the trigger from an acute angle inside the box, Kante slid in to win the ball.

The Blues earned nine points out of a possible 24.

From the subsequent corner, however, West Ham switched off and allowed Azpilicueta two bites before he jabbed the ball in.

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But after a "bonus" game, now comes possibly the game of the season at home to Stoke. None of these will be easy games for the Hammers.

"You must win this game if you want to reach a target, in this case we want to reach a place in the Champions League". Morata was on the end of both of them.

Chelsea's prospects of catching fourth-placed Tottenham, who are 10 points ahead of them, now look even more remote.

Chelsea survived and found their rhythm through the impressive combination of Eden Hazard, Willian and Alvaro Morata.

Continually we have failed to take our chances to kill off the game and subsequently allowed our opponents with an avenue back into the contest. It's unfortunate that he wasn't able to get a winning goal at any point. "We have more big teams to come and we will need our keeper to play well". Draws against teams at the bottom of the table won't help in qualifying for the Champions League.

"Definitely", Hernandez said. "It was one cross from Marko where if I make the move I can just tap in but these type of games are very hard". The club should be more anxious of dropping farther than fifth.

"They played a few tricky one-twos and they did get in a couple of times, but in the second half we started to suss it out".