Mount saves Lampard’s job as Chelsea return to winning following narrow win over Fulham

Mount saves Lampard’s job as Chelsea return to winning following narrow win over Fulham

– Chelsea vs Fulham ended 1-0 in favour of the Blues at Craven Cottage

– Mason Mount got the match-winner as Chelsea kept their ambitions alive

– The Blues are now seventh on the Premier League table after three games without a win

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Chelsea got back winning ways at craven Cottage following their 1-0 win over London neighbours Fulham.

Mason Mount got the only goal of the match to ease the pressure off Frank Lampard and keep their title hopes alive.

The west London derby was packed with action as both sides stood toe-to-toe against each other in the entertaining fixture.

Mount saves Lampard's job as Chelsea return to winning following narrow win over Fulham

Mount saves Lampard’s job as Chelsea return to winning following narrow win over Fulham.
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Chelsea were chasing shadows in the first half as the best chance of the half fell to who Mount hit the cross-bar.

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Ivan Cavalieri scuffed a golden opportunity after a well-worked build-up play from the defence as the Blues breathe a sigh of relief.

Just before half time Antonee Robinson was sent off after delivering a two-footed challenge on Ceasar Azpilicueta.

The one-man down gave Chelsea the advantage in the second as pressed forward in the Fulham area but could not make it count in the final-third.

Christian Pulisic was just a second late at the near post to turn in a beautiful cross from Hakim Ziyech as the search for a vital goal continued.

Chelsea finally got their match-winner from Mount as the Englishman was at the right place and at the right time to shot and score in the 77th minute.

The Blues should have doubled the advantage as a last-minute gasp from Timo Werner went just wide.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Former Ivorian international and Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has announced his separation from his estranged wife Lalla Diakite.

The pair married on June 12, 2011, in Monaco in the presence of selected guests, but player claims they have separated after 20 years of togetherness.

Although he did not explain reasons for their separation, the two-time Africa Player of the Year Award recipient, however, noted that it was a difficult decision.

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