West Brom blitz 10-man Chelsea for 5 goals in massive upset
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Chelsea had conceded only twice since Thomas Tuchel took charge in January. On Saturday, they allowed five goals to one of the lowest-scoring teams in the Premier League.

Thiago Silva's red card in the first half gave West Bromwich Albion the opening they needed en route to a shocking 5-2 result at Stamford Bridge. The loss - Tuchel's first as Chelsea manager - also brings an abrupt end to the Blues' 15-match unbeaten run across all competitions.

It's one to remember for the Baggies, who hadn't won a league match in west London since 1978.

West Ham United can now leapfrog Chelsea into fourth place with a win over Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday.

Chelsea's day unraveled shortly after Christian Pulisic's opening goal in the 27th minute. Silva, who just returned from injury, was sent off for a second yellow card after a diving challenge on Okay Yokuslu. Then, just before halftime, West Brom's Matheus Pereira delivered a pair of blows in quick succession.

Goalkeeper Sam Johnstone played a long, searching pass that found Perreira in open space in first-half stoppage time, and the Brazilian struck minutes later with a calm and collected left-footed finish.

Callum Robinson scored twice in the second half, and January signing Mbaye Diagne bagged another to add sheen to a historic scoreline.

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