Chelsea went to Nottingham for an away game tonight, but drew 1-1 with Forest.
Chelsea, who finished their first match after the World Cup break with a win against Bournemouth a few days ago, were hoping for another win against Nottingham Forest this evening to make their bad results fade into oblivion weeks before the Tumbet entry World Cup.
Both teams had a chance to score in the first 10 minutes of the match, in which the two teams started at Forest’s home ground at a fast pace, while Mason Mount for Chelsea and Brennan Johnson for Nottingham Forest lost.
However, Chelsea managed to find the goal in the 16th minute. Christian Pulisic advanced from the left and made a dangerous cross for Havertz.
Forest’s defender Willy Boley blocked the ball from Chelsea’s striker, but the deflected ball hit Forest’s goal post and landed at Raheem Sterling’s foot so Chelsea could easily clear the goal baptiste .
After Chelsea ‘s goal
the game lost momentum and in the final minutes of this half, Graham Potter’s students got another chance.
On a free kick, Mason Monte passed the ball to Havertz, but was unable to control the ball. Tumbet Koulibaly took the ball and passed it to Pulisic, but his shot was not dangerous and Ranger Henderson easily recovered the ball. The first half ended with Chelsea’s 1-0 advantage.
Nottingham Forest started the second half with a great appetite for goals. Avoni, who caught a good pass from Freyler in the first minutes, shot into Chelsea’s goal and Kepa kept his team’s goal closed with a good reaction.
Nottingham Forest looked dangerous again in the 49th minute. Johnson could have put Avoni in a great position, but he selfishly shot and was again saved by Kepa.
Foresters, who were in control of the game in the second half, shook Chelsea’s goal in the 54th Tumbet minute.
Gibbs-White got a good pass from Yeats and his shot was too strong for Kepa to react. However, the ball hit under the horizontal post of the goal and Chelsea’s goal could not be opened.
Nottingham Forest finally paid for their attack in the second half and evened the score in the 63rd minute. Gibbs-White scores a left corner into Chelsea’s goal. Jungle defender Willy Boley hit the ball overhead with a header right in front of Serge Aurier’s feet to open Kepa’s goal with a nice half-volley.
Chelsea recovered in the last minutes, but Potter’s students created the only chance for Forest’s goal.
In the 72nd minute, replacing Jorginho, Hakim Ziyash sent a good cross to Aubameyang on the second post, but Uriah’s pressure caused Chelsea to take the opportunity and not score a well-deserved header.
The match ended in a 1-1 draw and Chelsea are eighth in the Premier League with 25 points from sixteen games. The distance between the London Blues and the leaders Arsenal is currently 15 points.