Chelsea defeated relegated Norwich by a minimum


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Chelsea defeated relegated Norwich by a minimum

Frank Lampard’s team won 1-0 at Stamford Bridge with a goal from Olivier Giroud, in the first match of Matchday 36 of the Premier League.

Chelsea day 36 of the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Norwich City, which in the past date had confirmed its descent to the Championship. Olivier Giroud scored the only goal of the match in Stamford Bridge.

Frank Lampard’s team took the initiative from the start of the game, although it lacked creativity to reach the rival goal. The first clear situation was a shot by Christian Pulisic at 36 ‘, which forced a spectacular cover from goalkeeper Tim Krul, and the opening of the scoreboard came just before the break, with a header from Giroud after a great cross from the left of the U.S.

The Blues’ lack of depth was maintained throughout the second half, but they were able to sustain dominance of the game without being startled and were left with three key points in the final leg of the Premier.

With this result, Chelsea reaps 63 points and secures third place in the table for one more date. The London team is one step closer to confirming its place in the Champions League, since the English league only has two days remaining, in which the Lampard squad will have to face Liverpool at Anfield and Wolverhampton at Stamford Bridge.

In addition, on Sunday he will play the FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United and on August 8 he will visit Bayern Munich in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16. The first leg ended 3-0 in favor of the Germans.

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