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Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham scored a late opportunistic double on Monday to secure a 3-0 home win for Chelsea against West Ham United in the Premier League after Brazilian defender Thiago Silva gave them the lead with an early header had

The result put Chelsea in fifth place with 25 points from 14 games, one point behind fourth-placed Everton, while West Ham remained in tenth place with 21 points after failing to score a third away win in a row

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It was a welcome win for Chelsea after two straight defeats and Abraham admitted there was a rally scream in the dressing room before kick-off

“The guys said we needed a performance and we did that today,” the 23-year-old told Sky Sports

“As a striker, scoring goals gives you confidence, my teammates created a lot of chances and we defended well as a team

“It’s something you do in the park, get into the right areas and be ready when the ball lands. It’s early to look at the table, we just have to keep collecting three points”

West Ham’s Declan Rice did not allow an offside goal before the 36-year-old central defender Thiago Silva in the 10th Minute, a header missed goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski when he hit a corner from Mason Mount

The Hammers came close twice when Aaron Cresswell shot over the goal and Chelsea center-back Kurt Zouma blocked a dangerous attack before Fabianski denied Timo Werner at the other end in the closing stages of the first half

But Abraham calmed Chelsea’s nerves when he was 78 The 2-0 minute was scored after Werner’s shot fell friendly from the edge of the penalty area to the English striker, who steered him into the net with the slightest touch

After West Ham wavered, Abraham added the third two minutes later as he scored a rebound with his side foot from a tight angle after Fabianski parried Christian Pulisic’s header from close range

The misfiring German international Werner missed a 4-0 chance in the last few minutes when he rattled the crossbar from close range after a good run and the support of N’Golo Kante

“This is the time Timo is in, it’s unfortunate, but he’s getting into the positions – if a [goal] is scored it will be a run for him,” Chelsea manager Frank Lampard told the BBC / p>

“Tammy and [Olivier Giroud] both bring different things, Tammy did his thing today and we needed that

“West Ham are a good team in good shape, so many threats I thought it would be a tough game today and it turned out to be great even in the bad moments Thiago Silva did an excellent job”

“We fell off slightly and it was important to come back tonight. There were a lot of things for the team to show their character – we want more”

West Ham boss David Moyes admitted that his team, which stayed in tenth place, have been penalized for mistakes at both ends of the field

“It was a tough goal line but we weren’t good enough in our box, had to defend a few times, we weren’t good enough in their box when we got the chance,” he said

“The players played really well. This was our biggest test so far this season For the most part we played very well but didn’t do enough where it counts “

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