Hernandez earns West Ham a valuable point at Chelsea

Hudson-Odoi sent a timely reminder to Antonio Conte in the FA youth cup

Hudson-Odoi sent a timely reminder to Antonio Conte in the FA youth cup

Chelsea's hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League hang by a thread after stuttering to a 1-1 draw at home to West Ham United on Sunday.

Alvaro Morata saw goals ruled out in either half for offside, while Willian missed a host of glorious openings as the Blues failed to add to Cesar Azpilicueta's first-half opener and put the game beyond their opponents' reach.

The match is of high importance for Chelsea despite the race for top four being all but over for Antonio Conte's side, with them eight points behind Tottenham Hotspur with just seven games remaining. A point for West Ham is worth its weight in gold but a point for Chelsea was nearly worthless.

There was also a minute's applause prior to kick-off, with the Chelsea players wearing black armbands in memory of Wilkins. Marko Arnautovic leads the line for the visitors.

Chelsea started positively with the first effort on goal in the fourth minute, but Eden Hazard curled his shot from the edge of the box narrowly wide of the target.

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Chelsea's domination continued after the restart, but West Ham managed to stand firm - Javier Hernandez coming off the bench to grab the equaliser on 73 minutes.

Conte's side threw everything forward in search of a victor, but found Hart in inspired form.

Antonio Conte's reign at Chelsea could be drawing to a close as the Blues fell further away from the Champions League places.

Chelsea's manager was frustrated following Sunday's draw at Stamford Bridge.

"Sometimes I can not score against another team and sometimes I keep scoring against Chelsea for example". That said, their form has been so erratic over the past couple of months that in likelihood, they will welcome Liverpool to Stamford Bridge next month with the top four already beyond them.

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