It had been another eventful week in the weird world of Chelsea, where supporter dissent against the Ricketts family’s controversial bid to buy the club showed no sign of dying down, but few people could have imagined that it would end with Brentford turning up at Stamford Bridge to give the European champions a footballing lesson.
Before the inquest into Chelsea’s failings begin, it is important to stress that Brentford were superb: aggressive when they pressed, bold with the ball and full of ambition as they eased their relegation fears with a first victory in this fixture since 1939.
Written by Jacob Steinberg at Stamford Bridge
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