Joao Felix sent off on Chelsea debut in 2-1 loss to Fulham

LONDON (AP) — João Félix was sent off on his Chelsea debut for a studs-first lunge as his new team lost 2-1 at Fulham in the Premier League to fall deeper into crisis. The Portugal forward was shown a straight red card in the 58th minute for his dangerous challenge on Kenny Tete that caught the Fulham right back just below his right knee. Félix joined on loan from Atletico Madrid for the rest of the season on Wednesday. He was having an impressive game until his sending-off. Chelsea slipped to a seventh loss in its last 10 matches in all competitions thanks to a 73rd-minute winner from Carlos Vinicius.

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