Sam Allardyce believes West Brom have offered themselves hope of pulling off an amazing escape after “demolishing” Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. West Brom increased to 7 points behind 17th-placed Newcastle after ending Thomas Tuchel’s unbeaten start at Chelsea, who were a shambles after losing Thiago Silva to a red card in the first half.
Matheus Pereira and Callum Robinson were influenced for the visitors and Allardyce believes his side can remain in the Premier League if they win five of their last 8 video games. “It provides us hope,” West Brom’s supervisor said. “Possibly on the quality of the performance and the method we destroyed Chelsea, a bit more than hope. Can we reach this level versus Southampton on Monday week? It keeps us alive.
” They destroyed a Chelsea with an unbeaten record because the brand-new supervisor got here. That’s what the Premier League has to do with– teams at the bottom beating groups at the top. People can not state Chelsea were under par. They were off kind since we were so great. We need 5 triumphes of the last 8 to provide ourselves an opportunity. Still that may not be enough. Let’s start versus Southampton.”
Pereira and Robinson both scored twice, with Mbaye Diagne likewise getting himself on the scoresheet. Chelsea, who had actually not lost in 14 games under Tuchel, were terrible. They struggled before losing Silva to a second reservation and face a battle to hang on to 4th location.
Tuchel, who need to awaken his side prior to the very first leg of their Champions League quarter-final versus Porto on Wednesday, hopes his first defeat works as a wake-up call. “I trusted this lineup,” Chelsea’s supervisor said. “We were careless in the buildup. We made lots of unforced mistakes. We handed out easy ball losses that result in a red card. It cost us the game.
” We were unable to adjust to one male down. There was absolutely no reason to yield 5 goals. It is my duty. There is no other choice but to accept it. In four weeks ideally we look at it as a wake-up call.”
Chelsea, who lost Silva minutes after Christian Pulisic had actually put them 1-0 up, had actually conceded just two objectives under Tuchel prior to dealing with West Brom. “To offer a red card away straight after the goal, we did not feel the risk,” Tuchel stated. “The attitude in the safeguarding was not the same as in the past.”