Family Lifers Forums

Create forums and topics you and your friends can discuss. You can see your friends activities, views and responses on all topics!

Home Forums Sport Life Player ratings as Chelsea defeat Aston Villa with a Lukaku brace

This topic contains 0 voices and has 0 replies.
0 voices
0 replies
  • Creator
    Topic
  • #21455
    Okey_14_boi
    Moderator

    Player ratings as Chelsea defeat Aston Villa with a Lukaku brace

    Player ratings as Chelsea defeat Aston Villa with a Lukaku brace

    Chelsea struggled but still defeated Aston Villa 3-0 on an open evening of football.

     

    Both Romelu Lukaku and Mateo Kovacic scored their first goals at Stamford Bridge as the Blues rode waves of early pressure to strike clinically and earn a crucial three points.

    Here’s how the players at Stamford Bridge were rated:

     

    Chelsea

    Edouard Mendy – 8 – Gigantic. Mendy appeared as a rock solid barrier in front of the Villa forwards whenever his defense evaporated in front of them.

    Trevoh Chalobah – 8 – Exceptional in dealing with Villa incursions. Continues to argue for more minutes.

     

    Thiago Silva – 7 – A mishmash of sublime and mediocre. For the most part, he played poorly, with his lack of movement and spatial awareness being ruthlessly exposed by some Villa passing and movement, particularly in the first half. Chelsea’s lead was paradoxically preserved by a remarkable clearance off the line after Mendy had been beaten (and of his game-high four blocks).

    Antonio Rudiger – 8 – How did you think Antonio Rudiger’s football game went? Rugged, unforgiving, and impenetrable. Set the tone and was likely the only Chelsea defender capable of handling McGinn.

    Callum Hudson-Odoi – 7 – A solid performance up and down the flanks.

    Mateo Kovacic – 8 – A sensational burst from midfield, dancing through challenges before playing a phenomenal pass behind the defence, led to Chelsea’s opener. Another surge saw him score the second goal of the game with a simply stupendous finish from a tight angle. Was far more dominant than he has been in a Chelsea shirt, truly flying box-to-box and providing pressure in defence and attack.

    Saul – 4 – Will need time to get up to speed in the Premier League. Couldn’t get to grips with the pressure of the Villa midfield and didn’t win a single one of his 7 ground duels in the first-half. Was hooked at the break.

    Marcos Alonso – 7 – Not at his most lethal but still useful.

     

    Hakim Ziyech – 6 – Wasn’t the hub of everything as he usually is, but still played reasonably.

     

    Kai Havertz – 6 – A quiet evening for the German.

     

    Romelu Lukaku – 8 – Wasn’t rampaging over the Villa defence like he did Arsenal but was a constant presence all evening and scored the opening and closing goals. His first a delightful turn and neat finish, his second a piledriver from distance. There is terrifying potential for Lukaku in this Chelsea side with the way they play on the break. Three goals in three games is good but you sense this is only the start.

     

     

    Substitutes:

     

    Jorginho (for Saul 46′) – 7 – Came on for the wayward Saul and immediately helped stem the constant flow of Villa attacks.

     

    Cesar Azpilicueta (for Havertz 64′) – 7 – Just kept things moving until he produced a brilliant last second assist for Lukaku.

     

    Timo Werner (for Hudson-Odoi 82′) – n/a – Came on late.

     

    Read Also: Chelsea New Signing, Saul Niguel Is A Perfect Replacement For Kante

    Please follow @Familyliferinfo on Twitter

    okey_14_boi

Share

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Share

Invite your friends to Familylifers

CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW TO INVITE YOUR FRIENDS TO CONNECT WITH YOU ON FAMILYLIFERS.

WEEKLY TOP LIFERS (MEMBERS)

  1. # 1Profile Photo
    Family Lifers
    11963 Points
  2. # 2Profile Photo
    Kufekpo
    2953 Points
  3. # 3Profile Photo
    Seyibabs8
    2670 Points
  4. # 4Profile Photo
    Chichi
    1975 Points
  5. # 5Profile Photo
    John Adeleke
    1855 Points

Members

  • Profile picture of Oluwaseyi
    registered 1 week, 6 days ago
  • Profile picture of commdevices
    registered 3 months, 1 week ago
  • Profile picture of Nneoma
    registered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Profile picture of Kalu
    registered 8 months ago
  • Profile picture of Isah
    registered 8 months ago

Become a member of Familylifers.com

Enjoy these benefits!

  • Connect your friends
  • Solve Marriage and Relationship Problems
  • Showcase your skills and products in our MARKET PLACE for FREE
  • Drop your CV, get a job And lots more

New Report

Close