London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Chelsea stumble again in title race
Published: Tuesday 30th of December 2008
While Liverpool were busy thrashing a feckless Newcastle side, their closest title rivals Chelsea saw a draw snatched from the jaws of victory in an exhilarating west London derby this weekend.
Clint Dempsey put Fulham ahead after only ten minutes, showing neat control as he trapped the ball on his chest and cutely flicked it past a flailing Petr Cech.
Frank Lampard equalised for the visitors after the interval before putting his side a goal to the good just over 20 minutes later.
In the dying seconds maximum points seemed assured for Chelsea, but once again the Cottager's American striker had other ideas, thumping a header into the net with only a minute of normal time remaining.
After the match Scolari seemed to hint at a shift to a more pragmatic approach in favour of the flowing football which has looked great all season while sometimes failing to kill off the opposition.
"We had more possession, but we made two dangerous mistakes in our box and because of that we've lost two points, it really was just incredible," he said.
"But we're in a good position, we just need to win games, nothing more."
LondonPass holders can enjoy a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at Stamford Bridge with the Chelsea FC Stadium Tour, saving £15 for children and £9 for adults, along with an additional ten per cent discount in the club Megastore.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Wednesday 24th of April 2013 Things to do in London: War Child draws to a close at the British Music Museum
Tuesday 23rd of April 2013 Things to do in London: Add a touch of royalty to your trip at the Queen's Gallery
London attractions: Discover the other side of household favourites at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Monday 22nd of April 2013 Things to do in London: Discover the other side of household favourites at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Sunday 21st of April 2013 London attractions: Francis Goodman featured at the National Portrait Gallery
Wednesday 17th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Get your hands on the FA Cup with a Wembley Stadium Tour
Tuesday 16th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Explore the seven seas with London Maritime Museum
London attractions: The National Theatre is one of the most important cultural landmarks in the British entertainment sector
Tuesday 16th of April 2013 If you are looking for things to do in London, why not consider a trip down to the National Theatre? If...
Monday 15th of April 2013 London attractions: Meet the newborns at London Zoo
Sunday 14th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Take a step back through history at the Jewish Museum
Saturday 13th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Come and bear witness to musical magnificence at Westminster Abbey
Friday 12th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Come see the amazing courtship of the cranes at London Wetland Centre