Sheffield United lost 1-2 against Chelsea in the Premier League. Mason Mount and Jorginho scored the goals for the Blues whereas Antonio Rudiger’s own goal gave hopes for the Blades.
With the win, Thomas Tuchel’s side are currently sitting at 5th place in the standings.
Let’s have a look about the player ratings of the London side!
Sheffield United 1-2 Chelsea: Jorginho and Mount to the rescue
Edouard Mendy (6/10) – Not one of the good matches for him as he failed to keep a clean sheet. However, some of his brilliant saves kept the opponents at bay.
Cesar Azpilicueta (5.5/10) – The defence was tested today and he was active in leading his team from the behind.
Andreas Christensen (6/10) – He did put on a good performance replacing the injured veteran defender Thiago Silva.
Antonio Rudiger (5/10) – Rudiger was at fault conceding a goal in a difficult moment. Instead, he should have cleared that ball.
Reece James (6/10) – James was focused more in the offensive department.
Ben Chilwell (4.5/10) – Poor defensive display from him. He even conceded a penalty. However, the opponent player was offside.
Jorginho (7.5/10) – He proved it right once again that he’s the best and reliable penalty taker for the Blues. Also, he was a key figure in the attack area for Chelsea.
Mateo Kovacic (7/10) – He is becoming a real threat for the opponent defence as he provided some wonderful through balls and passes. Thus, he has improved a lot now under Tuchel.
Mason Mount (7/10) – Mount has been clinical in the match and scored a brilliant goal just 2 minutes from regular 45 minutes.
Timo Werner (7.5/10) – Came almost close in scoring a much-needed goal but was successful in winning a penalty and providing a brilliant assist. He deserves to be the Man of the Match.
Olivier Giroud (6/10) – A quiet performance from the veteran striker.
Substitutes Callum Hudson-Odoi and Marcos Alonso should have been the starters as they came as late as 62th minute. Their absence really was showing symptoms of lacking the speed and confidence.
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