Chelsea defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers 5-2 on Saturday. Many Blues fans are overwhelmed with the result with some feeling that it has started the club’s new revolution under Frank Lampard. The victory which was the club’s second Premier League win of the season is good but it is no reason to get overwhelmed just yet.
Understanding the victory in context
The win came against Wolverhampton Wanderers who are so far struggling to replicate their impressive form from last season. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have not as yet won a game this season and have draw three and lost two. They are looking extremely vulnerable when team’s play high-pressed football against them and if they carry on this way, they could be set to be part of the relegation dog-fight and lose a lot of games this season. In the context of things, Wolvers are a mediocre team and currently nowhere near what they were last season. Chelsea fans can smile about the result but they should not use it as a gauge for how their beloved West London club will fare in future games. Some will argue that Nuno’s side made the Blues look good because of their vulnerability to high-pressed football.
The best thing to come from the game from a Chelsea perspective was Tammy Abraham’s hat-rick. The hat-rick was the youngsters first for his boyhood club and sees him continue his good form so far this season. He has now found the back of the net several times from five League games and will surely be in contention to get a call-up to the England national team soon. Impressively, all five of the Blues goals were scored by youngsters who were only integrated into the club’s first team during the summer. The other goals came from Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount.