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WATCH: West Ham pitch invader races at Chelsea stars as David Luiz intervenes

A pitch invader at West Ham United confronted Chelsea players as they celebrated their first goal last night.

After Eden Hazard had fired the Premier League leaders into the lead in the 25th minute at the London Stadium, a man jumped the hoarding before racing towards the celebrating Blues.

Security staff quickly tackled the invader before he could make contact with any Chelsea stars but what the below video does not show is his response to David Luiz's thumbs up gesture.

The problems at the East London venue persist for West Ham who eventually lost 2-1 after Diego Costa added a second goal in the second half prior to Manuel Lanzini's injury-time consolation strike.

Andrew Slevison
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