On a weak day of defense, Chelsea lost 1-4 to Brentford at Stamford Bridge.
- Chelsea: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Silva, Rudiger, Alonso; Kante, Loftus-Cheek; Ziyech, Mount, Werner; Havertz.
- Brentford: Raya; Ajer, Jansson, Pinnock, Henry; Norgaard, Janelt; Mbeumo, Eriksen, Roerslev; Toney.
Goals: Rudiger 48′ – Janelt 50′, 61′, Eriksen 53′, Wissa 87′
- Chelsea: Chilwell and Reece James are injured.
- Brentford: Full force.
Goal (1-0): Having the ball from a distance of nearly 40m, Rudiger suddenly fired, and the ball bounced off into the net.
Goal (1-1): The joy of Tuchel and his players was short-lived. Brentford immediately equalized with a well-balanced combination. Mbeumo passed the ball to Janelt and shot with his left foot to knock Mendy down.
Goal (1-2): The away team counter-attacked quickly. Mbeumo led the ball quickly on the left-wing to attract the blue defenders and then passed it to Eriksen to destroy Mendy‘s net.
Goal (1-3): Brentford is playing an extremely sharp counter-attack. From a situation of good coordination, Toney passed Janelt to suddenly defeat Mendy.
Goal (1-4): Rudiger broke the ball badly in the Chelsea penalty area, creating conditions for Wissa to jump up and shoot to score the fourth goal for the away team.