West Brom produced the most important upset of the season to this point by smashing ten-man Chelsea 5-2 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Thomas Tuchel suffered the primary defeat of his Blues reign in essentially the most sudden vogue as Sam Allardyce’s males turned on the model.
Chelsea seemed to be cruising in direction of the consequence many anticipated when Christian Pulisic put the hosts forward on 27 minutes, however a purple card for Thiago Silva two minutes later modified every little thing.
Having conceded simply two objectives in additional than two months underneath Tuchel, Matheus Pereira matched that tally in first-half stoppage time to offer the guests a shock lead.
And the surprises simply saved coming as Callum Robinson netted a shocking volley, earlier than Mbaye Diagne rounded off an unbelievable transfer to make it 4.
Mason Mount pulled one again for Chelsea to seemingly restrict their embarrassment, however it was West Brom who appeared just like the Premier League high-flyers on Saturday.
And as if 4 wasn’t sufficient, Robinson bought his second with an excellent dink on the loss of life.
Talking on commentary for talkSPORT, West Ham legend Alvin Martin insisted it was like watching Brazil.
“Again heels, flicks, finishes, fantastic,” Martin mentioned after the Baggies’ fourth purpose. “How Sammy Lee is standing there on the touchline along with his palms in his pockets, as a result of I’d be leaping round far and wide.
“It’s like watching Brazil!”
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