Slaven Bilic raves about West Ham's Javier Hernandez

Hernandez Goal Earns Point For West Ham At Chelsea

I know they are offensive players and I praised them before the game.

Chelsea all but blew their slim chances of finishing in the Premier League top four yesterday as Arsenal closed the gap on the Blues to just three points.

West Ham United's Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez celebrates his goal at Chelsea with teammate Marko Arnautovic.

DECLAN RICE reckons he made his point as West Ham claimed one at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

The Hammers earned a vital point as Javier Hernández netted a late equaliser to secure an unexpected 1-1 draw, moving his side one step closer to safety.

Chelsea players warmed up wearing shirts bearing the No 8, the same number Wilkins wore when he played for the club and the former midfielder, who also featured on the front of the match-day programme, was also remembered before kick-off with a minute's applause.

With six goals against the Blues coming off the bench, it makes you wonder what took David Moyes so long to bring him on!




West Ham (5-3-2): Hart, Cresswell, Rice, Ogbonna, Zabaleta, Masuaku, Kouyate, Noble, Fernandes, Joao Mario, Arnautovic.

Hart made a fine first-half block to deny Willian when he was clean through, and after the break tipped Marcos Alonso's fierce drive over the top before palming Olivier Giroud's header around a post to preserve a point for his side.

"Two seasons I was in the away end celebrating with them, but this time I was out there playing, so it was a special moment".

"I'm pleased for him because he has been through hard times", said Wenger. "West Ham defended really well, so it's a shame".

"The thing is we have to start playing good football and winning games, because if we don't do that we can not get in the top four". "But I think this game describes very clearly our season".

"We dominated the game and created many, many chances to score but we didn't and that explains our season".

Cahill was overlooked by England for the friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy last month, and the concern for Southgate must be that on days where he is part of a defence that is largely untroubled, there remains a mistake in him.

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