Lampard tripped Tuchel’s Chelsea

West Ham United botched the dress rehearsal for the Europa League semi-final second leg against Eintracht Frankfurt. The London Premier League club lost to Arsenal, who defended their fourth place in the league.

The Gunners, with Bernd Leno once again sitting on the bench, beat Frankfurt’s Europa League team 2-1 (1-1) on Sunday evening thanks to goals from Rob Holding (38th) and Gabriel Magalhaes (54th). opponent through. West Ham had lost the first leg against the Hessians 2-1, the second leg will take place next Thursday (9:00 p.m., live on RTL).

This puts Arsenal two points clear of Tottenham Hotspur, who had temporarily knocked their local rivals out of the Champions League with a 3-1 win over Leicester City.

Chelsea, meanwhile, have suffered an unexpected setback in their fight for Champions League qualification in the English Premier League. Team manager Thomas Tuchel’s team surprisingly lost 0-1 (0-0) to relegation candidates FC Everton.

“The way we conceded that goal was absolutely unnecessary,” said Tuchel. “If we keep conceding goals, that leads to the results we had last time.”

The Blues, in which Kai Havertz, Timo Werner and Antonio Rüdiger were in the starting XI, are third in the table (66 points) and still five points ahead of fifth place with four games left.

Brazilian Richarlison (46′) scored the winning goal after a blunder from Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta. Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford then held on to victory several times.