Chelsea left it late to secure a triumph against a spirited Saints courtesy Werner and Chilwell late goals. The match ended in a 3-1 win at home.
Timo Werner stats vs Southampton
• 90 minutes played
• 93% Pass Accuracy
• 6 shots(Most)
• 3 fouls won
• 1 goal scored
• MOTM Award
Timo Werner on 16 disallowed goals:
“I didn’t hope it would continue like this, but it drops you a little when you always score, celebrate with fans, then to go to the midline for it to get disallowed. 16 times in one year? It’s hard, but I keep going.”
Timo Werner has been directly involved in more Premier League goals than any other Chelsea player since Thomas Tuchel took charge (8):
• 5 assists
• 3 goals
He also went on to describe his first disallowed goal as the story of his whole Chelsea career.
Trevoh Chalobah completed more tackles (4) and won more duels (10) than any other player on the pitch.Another brilliant display capped off with another goal.
Trevoh Chalobah’s game by numbers vs. Southampton:
• 86 touches
• 10 duels won
He also completed more tackles (4) and won more duels (10) than any other player on the pitch. Another brilliant display capped off with another goal.
Romelu Lukaku is the only Chelsea player to have more Premier League goals than defender Trevoh Chalobah this season.
Mason Mount now has the joint-most big chances created in the Premier League this season – all coming from open play. Still just 22 years old.
Thomas Tuchel: “At a club like Chelsea, you need to be sharp every three days and fight for your place. This is what is going on.”
Thomas Tuchel on Kai Havertz and Hakim Ziyech: “They have maybe lost a bit of belief, confidence, whatever. We will not stop trying to boost them. Nobody is angry at them and nobody has major concerns, but we have to pay attention to the actual form.”
Thiago Silva has been included in WhoScored’s Europe’s top 5 leagues Team Of The Month for September.
Livramento on playing against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge:
“It was a weird feeling, growing up as a Chelsea fan and coming back. You have dreams of playing for Chelsea here – but it was a pleasure to play here, in front of our fans and the Chelsea fans, and in front of my family.”
“I played alright. There were a few things that I can tighten up on but I guess I can’t be too self-critical, I was playing against one of the best teams in the world”.
Since joining in 2012 our captain Cesar Azpilicueta has just missed 2 games.
Since Thomas Tuchel’s first game in charge of Chelsea, the Blues have picked up more home points in the Premier League than any other side (27 in 14 matches).
Reece James and Mason Mount have been named by Gareth Southgate in the latest England squad ahead of two upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
Cesar Azpiliceuta and Marcos Alonso have been called up to the Spain national team ahead of the World Cup qualifiers.
N’Golo Kante has not been called up for the France squad as he recovers from COVID-19.
It is believed staying at Chelsea is Antonio Rudiger’s first choice. The 28-year-old is realistic and aiming for a sum closer to the £200,000-a-week mark to stay, but he was disappointed with Chelsea’s opening offer.
FC Bayern and Real Madrid are interested in case he’ll be a free agent.
Chelsea’s agreed buyback clause for Southampton defender Tino Livramento will become active in 2023. The clause is set at £50M but would only cost the Blues £38M as they are in line to receive a share of the profit from his next move.
Timo Werner to consider his future at Chelsea next summer if he can’t get into Tuchel’s main starting XI with a move back to Germany to Bayern Munich and Julian Naglesmann a potential destination.
Chelsea remain interested in Bayern Munich defender Niklas Sule, who is out of contract with the German club next summer.
Chelsea’s next 7 fixtures after the international break:
• Brentford (A)
• Malmö (H)
• Norwich (H)
• Southampton (H, Carabao Cup)
• Newcastle (A)
• Malmö (A)
• Burnley (H)
CREDITS: 90MIN, Telegraph, The Atletic UK, soccerdew.