Buoyant Bridge bounces again!

And how nice for them to feel the warmth of Chelsea supporters when they were subbed off. Unfortunately, Hakim Ziyech left the pitch with an injury, but the appreciation for his all-too-brief involvement was clear to see. Fellow new signings Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, Ben Chilwell, Thiago Silva and Edouard Mendy also got their first taste of life with fans at the Bridge. 

Our Brazilian skipper took a late knock but hearing his name being sung must have energised him to complete the game and secure the three points with our full allocation of subs having been made.

And then, in stoppage time, one more goal to celebrate, and a chance to relax for the final couple of minutes while reminding the players and coaching staff the victory moves us top of the league. When the final whistle blew, there was extra bounce to accompany One Step Beyond!

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