EPL: West Ham shatter Chelsea's title hopes

Updated: Dec 10, 2017, 09:14 IST | Agencies

David Moyes claimed his first win as West Ham United manager after Marko Arnautovic's goal gave the Premier League strugglers a shock 1-0 win over champions Chelsea on Saturday

David Moyes claimed his first win as West Ham United manager after Marko Arnautovic's goal gave the Premier League strugglers a shock 1-0 win over champions Chelsea on Saturday. Arnautovic, the Hammers' £24 million (R207 crore) record signing, struck in the sixth minute to earn Moyes his first win in his fifth game since succeeding Slaven Bilic.

West Ham's Marko Arnautovic celebrates after scoring against Chelsea on Saturday. Pic/AFP
West Ham's Marko Arnautovic celebrates after scoring against Chelsea on Saturday. Pic/AFP

While the Austrian's neat strike dealt a severe blow to Chelsea's hopes of defending their title. Chelsea are placed third with 32 points. All over? Boss Antonio Conte said Chelsea are out of the title race. "This is the fourth defeat in 16 games. When you have these stats it's impossible to think you are in the title race. If you want to stay in the race for the title in the first part of the season you can only lose once or twice."

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