Conte says West Ham draw sums up Chelsea's season

Frank Leboeuf believes Chelsea stars and Antonio Conte have packed it in to hurry up Italian's departure: 'It is a lack of respect for the fans and the club'

West Ham United keeper Joe Hart insists that all his focus is on helping the Hammers to remain in the Premier League, rather than nailing down an England World Cup spot.

Cesar Azpilicueta had put the home side ahead in the first-half, and the Hammers had to ride their luck early in the second half as the Blues put them under vast pressure at times.

Chelsea's utter dominance was eventually rewarded nine minutes before the interval, when Morata's knock down found Azpilicueta inside the six-yard box and the Spaniard took a touch before prodding past a static Hart.

But Javier Hernandez stepped off the bench to drag the Irons back on level terms with 17 minutes remaining and Joe Hart made a fine save to deny substitute Olivier Giroud a late victor.

After a rousing and emotional minute's applause for former player and assistant manager Ray Wilkins, who passed away this week, the hosts started in dominant mood.

"Chelsea were really good in the first half but we kept it to one".


Hazard came close to ending that streak when he made a penetrating run to the edge of the area and flashed a shot just wide.

Eden Hazard and Willian were in mesmeric form from the outset and led the Hammers' defence a merry dance throughout, but Chelsea's dominance was not reflected in the scoreline, with Joe Hart enjoying a fine game in West Ham's goal.

It was only a temporary reprieve for West Ham as Conte's men took a 36th-minute lead from the resulting short corner. Then we concede two shots and concede a goal.

Just three minutes later, the Mexican would net his ninth goal against the Blues, firing home from a Marko Arnautovic cut-back.

Javier Hernandez came off the bench to score against Chelsea.

Marcos Alonso nearly spared Chelsea's blushes with a thunderous strike, but Hart finished as West Ham's hero with superb saves to keep out that effort and one from an Olivier Giroud header.

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