England international Andy Carroll scored a 77th minute after Gary Cahill had cancelled out Mauro Zarate’s first-half opener in east London on Saturday afternoon.
Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic was dismissed before half-time after a second yellow card, before Jose Mouinho was sent to the stands at the start of the second half.
Here is the best of the Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order as Chelsea lose to West Ham.
ITV presenter Matt Smith’s summarises Chelsea’s first half in less than 140 characters:
Goal down, man down, manager down, meltdown #Chelsea
— Matt Smith (@msmith850) October 24, 2015
Former Manchester City forward Rodney Marsh is impressed with Chelsea’s response after half-time:
Credit Chelsea players Came out flying 2nd half 1-1 …
— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) October 24, 2015
Former England striker Gary Lineker reminds his Twitter followers that Carroll still exists:
Andy Carroll….remember him? Well he's just put West Ham 2-1 ahead.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) October 24, 2015
Ex-Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit seems to think West Ham are deserved winners:
— Ruud Gullit (@GullitR) October 24, 2015
Finally, celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan can’t resist a cheeky tweet:
Champions to chumps in 5 months. Has there ever been a meltdown quite like this? #chelsea
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) October 24, 2015
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