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Brighton vs Chelsea
Chelsea’s new era begins with 3 -1 victory over Brighton, Chelsea easily beat Brighton in their first Premier League match of the season. Chelsea scored 3 goals and concede 1 goal and with that came Frank Lambert’s Chelsea new era begins. Chelsea singed six player this season include Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell, Malang Sarr, Thiago Silva and Kai Havertz and are still eyeing more deals, while a number of players have been put up for sale. Two of Chelsea’s “new players” Kai Havertz and Timo Werner made depute against Brighton.
Havertz makes his Chelsea debut
His debut was not up to mark but he is very talented player and he will perfume better in upcoming matches. Before coming to the stand ford bridge, he already scored 36 goals in Bundesliga and represent his national team Germany 7 times. Tats states he is showing that he is capability to became a superstar in future. He is one of most excited young players.
Havertz, while by no means poor, struggled to settle with a number of misplaced passes and moments which, albeit cliched, showed him struggling with the physicality.
Havertz vs Brighton
0 – shots
2 – key passes 88% pass completion from 25 passes
7 – possession regained
36.4% – duels won
Havertz trolled for wayward pass
And although Havertz was hardly poor, that didn’t stop a few rival fans from picking up one particular moment at the Amex that didn’t exactly show the 21-year-old in a good light.
Havertz poorly misplaced a diagonal ball during the second-half that, as you’d probably expect, led to supporters making jokes that he was passing to Mesut Ozil or the assistant referee
What a pass from Havertz 😨😨 pic.twitter.com/UsOiItZQ0W
— Zack 🇧🇷 (@ZackOaten1) September 14, 2020
Werner steals Chelsea debut show
Werner looked far more effective than his compatriot – winning the early penalty and proving a constant scoring threat.
Havertz could take longer than his compatriot to adapt to both a new team and the English brand of football.
Werner has made over 100 more appearances in the professional game than Havertz as well as having prior experience of switching clubs during his career
Werner After the match
“I’m really excited, it was a tough game today, like everybody said to me before that Premier League football is something different,” he told Optus Sport.
“The game is totally different. In some situations, we have a lot more space because the field is very big and you can make a lot of runs like we have in the first half after we lead 1-0,” he said.
“But when you come out of the cabin in the second half, the game was totally different, it changed completely and the other team, Brighton, done very well and gave us a lot of problems.
“Of course, the physicality and the strength of the defenders, I played against three massive defenders, you don’t have something like that in Germany.
Werner vs Brighton
5 – shots
1 – on target
1 – key pass
2 – offsides
2 – dribbles
2 – fouls won
So, sure, Havertz might not have impressed on his debut in the same way that Werner did, but there can be no denying that Chelsea have snatched themselves two of Europe’s finest players.