Chelsea striker Timo Werner has said his goal celebration after scoring against West Ham was due to teammates Callum Hudson-Odoi and Tammy Abraham’s support before the match.
The German ended his 12-game dry spell in front of goal to snatch all three points that open up a three-point cushion in the race for a top-four spot.
He fired in from close range in the 54th minute as he converted
's cross to score for the first time since February to moveChelsea
three points clear in fourth.
Speaking toSky Sports
, the former RB Leipzig striker said:
"I’m very happy that we won this game. It’s a big win for us in the race for the top four. It’s the best feeling after winning a game to score a goal. It was really important for me and for the whole team. It’s great to be back on the scoresheet.
Explaining his celebration, Werner added
: "Callum [Hudson-Odoi] said to me I’ll score today, and 30 seconds later Tammy [Abraham] came to me and said I’d score today. They told me to point to them when I score.”