Brentford player, Christian Eriksen is still world class, make no mistake about it. Must say, atrocious defending on both goals from Chelsea. So unlike the second best defence in the league, statistically Brentford have the best. Mbuemo hit them on the break and squared a great ball to Eriksan.
Antonio Rudiger sends Chelsea ahead with a rocket of a strike, An instant response from Brentford as Vitaly Janelt slams the ball past Mendy for an equaliser
Reece James hasn’t featured for Chelsea since last month’s 4-0 victory against Burnley. During the international break, though, he was allowed to participate in full training. After three appearances for the United States, Thomas Tuchel is set to rest Christian Pulisic. Despite traveling with Brazil, Thiago Silva is expected to participate.
Christian Eriksen in the last four games with Brentford and Denmark: three goals, one assist. He’s definitely back, best football story of the year so far.
Christian Eriksen has as many goal contributions in his past two games (2) than Jack Grealish has since 29 August.
Chelsea have conceded 3+ goals against a newly promoted team in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge for only a second time, previously doing so vs West Brom in April 2021 (2-5), with both instances coming under Thomas Tuchel. Unthinkable.