Chelsea record-holder Enzo Fernandes put in a formidable efficiency for the primary time throughout their goalless Premier League draw in opposition to Fulham on Friday evening.
The Argentine was signed by the London giants from Benfica on switch deadline day and supervisor Graham Potter determined to start out him in opposition to Fulham after only one coaching session.
The 21-year-old regarded proper at residence on his Chelsea debut with some tremendous passing within the closing third. He was additionally robust defensively and guarded the protection from a midfield position.
in line with sofscoreThe World Cup winner had 99 touches and accomplished 64 of 75 passes. He gained an incredible 9 tackles and 6 tackles, after taking part in the total 90 minutes.
Fernandes and Benoit Badiachel have been Chelsea’s finest performances within the derby yesterday.
Fernandez performed sixth, which restricted his offensive risk. We might see extra of him within the closing third if N’Golo Kante or Mateo Kovacic returns to motion for Chelsea.
Regardless of his promising efficiency, Potter’s aspect once more fell on factors within the Premier League. Possibilities have been excessive for Chelsea, although they’d a big share of possession.
Kai Havertz and David Datro Fofana ought to have scored with their clear possibilities. That is the place they should enhance to be able to survive within the race for the UEFA Champions League.
After yesterday’s irritating stalemate, Chelsea jumped to ninth place within the English Premier League desk, however it’s 9 factors behind the highest 4, after taking part in an additional match for its opponent.
Thus, the outcome was an enormous setback for Chelsea however they can not ponder the result with one other big derby coming subsequent weekend in opposition to West Ham United on the London Stadium.
It’s anticipated to be one other robust encounter for them. They’ve overwhelmed West Ham in simply certainly one of their final 5 away matches at Stamford Bridge. They’d misplaced 3-2 the earlier season.
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