Chelsea picked up a 2-0 win against Fulham to boost their chances of securing Champions League football for the next season.
The Blues came into this game on the back of an impressive performance against Real Madrid in the Champions League, and tonight’s victory will give them an added confidence boost ahead of the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals.
A brace from Kai Havertz allowed the Blues to secure a vital win and take control of the top four race.
Kai Havertz and Mason Mount
All Chelsea players were in excellent form against Fulham tonight, and the German is now starting to show glimpses of his world-class potential.
Meanwhile, Mason Mount has been arguably the most consistent Chelsea player this season, and he continued his impressive season with a sensational one-touch assist for the opening goal of the game.
Thomas Tuchel creates history
The German manager has now kept his 11th clean sheet opening 15 games in the English top flight.
Chelsea have shown remarkable improvement at the back since his arrival, and they have a chance to finish the season on a massive high.
The Blues have a chance to win that FA Cup and the Champions League. Their success this season has been built on outstanding defensive foundations.
A much-needed distraction ahead of the Real Madrid showdown
Chelsea will take on Real Madrid in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals and tonight’s game was a much-needed distraction for the players.
This was a low-intensity game at home, which will add to the team’s confidence and morale.
Thiago Silva the leader
The Brazilian has been in and out of the squad this season due to niggling injuries, but he was back to his best again tonight.
He marshalled the Chelsea backline with a flawless performance, and he was instrumental in the Blues building from the back with his excellent passing range.
His long ball created the opening goal as well.