Chelsea Slump At Fulham, Continue Losing Streak

Potter's troubled side crashed to a seventh defeat in their last 10 games in all competitions.


Chelsea’s English defender Trevoh Chalobah speaks with English referee David Coote after picking up a yellow card during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Chelsea at Craven Cottage in London on January 12, 2023. (Photo by Ben Stansall / AFP)

 

Fulham increased the pressure on Chelsea boss Graham Potter with a shock 2-1 victory that saw Blues forward Joao Felix sent off on his debut before a decisive blunder from Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Potter’s troubled side crashed to a seventh defeat in their last 10 games in all competitions.

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Chelsea fell behind to a goal from their former winger Willian in the first half at Craven Cottage.

Kalidou Koulibaly equalised after the break but Felix was dismissed for a reckless studs-up lunge on Kenny Tete before Carlos Vinicius headed the late winner after Kepa’s mistake.