West Ham striker Hernandez pushes Moyes to start him
- Author: Tabitha Byrd Apr 10, 2018,
Apr 10, 2018, 19:23
The Austrian brought it down well before seeing his chance blocked by the returning Gary Cahill; many argued he should have shot first time.
Eden Hazard's indifferent form has epitomised Chelsea's struggles and the Belgian playmaker had gone seven games without a goal.Chelsea were in control but when Alvaro Morata found the back of the net from Hazard's pass, the Spain striker's effort was ruled out for offside. The two Europeans then combined again and some brilliant improvisation from the Spaniard almost resulted in the opening goal.
"When we came in, we asked everybody to show us what you can do".
Today Conte was unable to engineer a response to West Ham's equaliser in the second half.
West Ham managed to equalise in the second half with an excellent strike from Javier Hernandez, which might have saved West Ham from relegation.
There was also a minute's applause prior to kick-off, with the Chelsea players wearing black armbands in memory of Wilkins.More news: What To Expect: Severe Storm Threat Tuesday Night
VAR has had its controversial moments in cup competitions this season, and while Redknapp is not a fan of the technology, he did concede it would have helped at Stamford Bridge.
It was only a temporary reprieve for West Ham as Conte's men took a 36th-minute lead from the resulting short corner.
They needed everybody to come to the party and this saw Marco Alonso in unfamiliar territory when he let go at Hart, who pulled off a brilliant save. The ex-Bolton left back hammered a left-footed drive towards the top corner on the turn, only to see it kept out by an expert fingertip save. The visitors may well feel aggrieved with that one.
When Willian's deep, hanging cross was met with a trademark header by Olivier Giroud, it appeared Chelsea had got out of jail.
Hart done his hopes of inclusion for Russian Federation 2018 no harm with his display against Chelsea on Sunday afternoon, however, pulling off a string of saves to earn his side a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge. Thus, the clash represents a hugely important fixture for both sides; a win would ensure Moyes' side remain out of a survival scrap while defeat could drag them back into troubled water.