Thiago Silva sent off as Chelsea slumps 5-2 vs West Brom


Struggling West Bromwich Albion brought on an enormous Premier League shock on Saturday by profitable 5-2 at fourth-place Chelsea after the house workforce had Thiago Silva sent off within the first half at Stamford Bridge.

The skilled Brazilian defender Silva was again within the facet, following an damage absence, for the primary time in 10 matches, however was proven the crimson card within the twenty ninth minute following two bookings.

Christian Pulisic had put Chelsea in entrance two minutes earlier, solely to see Matheus Pereira strike twice in two minutes in first-half stoppage time to provide second-bottom West Bromwich, which nearly wants a miracle to keep away from relegation, a 2-1 lead on the interval.

Callum Robinson grabbed a 3rd objective for West Bromwich when he swept residence a cross from Darnell Furlong within the 63rd minute.

Mason Mount tapped in from shut vary after good work by Timo Werner to provide Champions League quarter-finalist Chelsea hope.

But Mbaye Diagne drilled in a low shot to place West Bromwich 4-2 up and Robinson clipped the ball over goalkeeper Edouard Mendy to finish a shock scoreline within the closing phases.




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