Chelsea vs West Ham LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Premier League fixture tonight


Follow all the action as Chelsea welcome West Ham to Stamford Bridge in a mouthwatering London derby in the Premier League this evening. 

The Blues had mounted a promising title charge before back-to-back defeats against Everton and Wolves sucked the momentum from their sails. That recent slump has left Frank Lampard’s side eighth in the table and nine points adrift of leaders Liverpool. However, the Blues had shown plenty of promise prior to that stutter and they will be confident of bouncing back, particularly with Hakim Ziyech and Callum Hudson-Odoi returning to full training after recovering from their respective injuries. 

The Hammers will provide imposing opposition, though, after a magnificent start to their season compared to the agitation that overshadowed the previous campaign. David Moyes’s side have lost just two of their last 10 games – against Liverpool and Manchester United – and have otherwise shown great form against the top sides, having already taken points off Manchester City, Tottenham and Leicester. An upset would see West Ham climb up to sixth and recent results in this fixture will only provide them with more hope, having won the last two meetings between the two sides. Follow all the action below at the conclusion of Burnley vs Wolves:

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Burnley 2 – 0 Wolves

75 mins: Ruben Neves volleys one from range and strikes it well, getting the ball over the Burnley defenders and dipping as it reaches goal. Pope dives to his right and manages to palm the ball wide of the far post. 

Burnley 2 – 0 Wolves

72 mins: Erik Pieters comes on for Burnley replacing Robbie Brady. Westwood flicks a free kick into the far side of the box where Tarkowski and Mee come up against Traore. The ball goes over the Wolves man but Tarkowski can’t control it and the ball goes out of play. 

Burnley 2 – 0 Wolves

69 mins: Neves gives the ball away to Barnes who plays it out wide to Brady. Brady picks out Barnes who’s run into the box. Barnes tries to hit the volley, he doesn’t connect well and the shot is closed down by Coady. 

Burnley 2 – 0 Wolves

66 mins: It’s almost three! Westwood flicks the ball over the top as Wood runs through the centre backs, brings the ball down brilliantly, checks past Coady but doesn’t beat Patricio with his left footed shot. 

Burnley 2 – 0 Wolves

63 mins: Chance for Pedro Neto as Adama Traore’s first involvement brings him down the right side of the box with the ball before he whips a great cross into the middle. He picks out Neto perfectly but the Wolves man heads it over the bar. 

Burnley 2 – 0 Wolves

60 mins: The intention is clear from Nuno Espirito Santo as he brings on Adama Traore and Fabio Silva. Rayan Ait-Nouri and Owen Otasowie are the men to make way. 

Burnley 2 – 0 Wolves

57 mins: McNeil goes down after an attempted tackle on Podence who runs the ball into the box. He can’t find a way through the sheer number of men Burnley have back to defend and Wolves win a corner. The short corner is fired in by Neto but comes to nothing. 

Burnley 2 – 0 Wolves

53 mins: There was a moment of nervousness for Burnley as VAR checked the goal for a possible offside but everything is fine and the Clarets double their lead. 

Burnley 2 – 0 Wolves – Wood

51 mins: GOAL! A free kick is played into the left side of the box. Ben Mee wins the first ball and heads it back into the middle. It bounces off Rayan Ait-Nouri and falls to Chris Wood in the six-yard box and he smashes it home. 

Burnley 1 – 0 Wolves

49 mins: Off the bar! Burnley work the ball to Brownhill from the left wing. He shrugs away from Ruben Neves and lets fly. Rui Patricio is beaten and the ball dips onto the crossbar!

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