LONDON (AP) — Enzo Fernandez's debut for Chelsea fizzled out as Fulham earned a worthy 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge in the English Premier League on Friday. Fernandez, the most expensive player in British soccer history, was largely kept subdued. Chelsea was left stranded in ninth and its indifferent form was extended to one win in six in the league. Fulham proved it was not necessary to spend 315 million pounds ($380 million) in the January transfer window to sit in the upper reaches of the top-
Carlos Corberan's side clinched a sixth home league win and clean sheet in a row - and Albion have not conceded a goal at home in all competitions in more than 11 hours of football - 697 minutes. After being knocked out of the FA Cup at Bristol City last time out, West Brom were good value for their return to winning ways after Jed Wallace hit the post and missed other chances, while Daryl Dike spurned two opportunities. They were forced into an unexpected change with goalkeeper Alex Palmer out injured, so there was a recall for David Button.
The manager is taking inspiration from Everton’s history as he prepares for his first match in charge at Goodison Park