First-half goals by Higuaín and Jorginho ultimately ensure consecutive wins for Chelsea.
Gonzalo Higuain put Chelsea ahead in the 20th minute, converting a low cross from Cesar Azpilicueta. The Argentina striker has now scored a total of 3 goals for Chelsea.
The second goal of the game came on the 27th minute when Chelsea keeper
Kepa Arrizabalaga denied Aleksandar Mitrovic, but from the corner, Calum Chambers volleyed in the equaliser.
Chelsea put another to restore their lead four minutes later through Jorginho’s well-placed strike, his first goal since Matchweek 1. and his first non-penalty goal for Chelsea.
The New Fulham manager Scott Parker saw his team fight back after the break, Arrizabalaga denying Tom Cairney and Joe Bryan before saving a late header from Mitrovic.
Willian did not score but was magnificent for Chelsea, a constant outlet, while Eden Hazard showed shades of class before being withdrawn with 20 minutes left to play.
Chelsea are sixth on 56 points, a point below Arsenal and two from Manchester United, but with a match in hand. Fulham remain 19th, on 17 points, 10 points adrift of safety with nine games to play
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