Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Sports




UEFA Champions League

Chelsea vs Zenit: Analysis of how some Chelsea players performed.

Chelsea managed to squeeze out a victory in their first UEFA Champions League of the 2021-22 season against the Russian side, Zenit St.Petersburg.

Photo credit: Getty Images

In this article, we'll be analyzing the performances of some of the Blues' players in yesterday's game. Let's have a look:

Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku continued his impressive run of form since he returned to Stamford Bridge.

Photo credit: Twitter

The Belgian International's goal was all the team needed to earn maximum points in yesterday's game.

With this goal, he now has seven goals in six games for club and country this season.

He was also named as the official man of the match in the game.

Performances rating: 8/10

Cesar Azpilicueta

The club's captain, Cesar Azpilicueta was very composed and solid at the back in yesterday's game.

His brilliant cross also helped set up the only goal of the game, scored by Romelu Lukaku.

Performances rating: 7/10

Hakim Ziyech

Photo credit: Getty Images

The ex-Ajax man was very quiet in yesterday's game. He didn't really cause a lot of problems for the Zenit defense from the wings.

Performances rating: 6/10

Antonio Rudiger

Rudiger also had a good game yesterday. He almost scored one of the great goals in Champions League football history when running the length of the pitch and firing narrowly wide.

At the other end, a crucial challenge stopped Azmoun from scoring a goal.

Performances rating: 7/10

Mason Mount

Yesterday wasn't just Mason Mount's night. The England international was always willing to run with the ball and tried to create a few chances for other players around him but nothing came off.

Performances rating: 6.5/10

Other players rating: Reece James 7/10, Andreas Christensen 8/10, Jorginho 7/10, Mateo Kovacic 6/10, Kai Havertz 6/10

Photo credit: Twitter

Tell us what you think about yesterday's match in the comments section below

Content created and supplied by: (via Opera News )

Blues' Chelsea Romelu Lukaku UEFA Champions League Zenit St.Petersburg


Load app to read more comments