Champions League: Chelsea liquidates Juventus 4-0 after playing a fantastic match
LONDON. Chelsea demolishes Juventus 4-0 with goals of
LONDON. Chelsea demolishes Juventus 4-0 with goals of T. Chalobah (25′), R. James (56′), C. Hudson-Odoi (58′) and T. Werner (90′). Chelsea took advantage of its superior ball possession (56%).
The match was held at the Stamford Bridge Stadium in London on Tuesday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Srđan Jovanović with the help of Uroš Stojković and Milan Mihajlović. The 4th official was Novak Simović. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold around 3.9 degrees Celsius or 39.07 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 94%.
Chelsea was in firm control of the ball 56% while Juventus was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Chelsea was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Chelsea won the contest.
Chelsea shot 21 times, 8 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, Juventus shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Chelsea. On the other side, Juventus received 1 yellow card (J. Cuadrado).
After this encounter, Chelsea will have 9 points to stay in the 2nd place. On the other side, Juventus will stay with 12 points to stay in the 1st place.
K. De Winter
In the upcoming Champions League match, Chelsea will play away against Zenit on the 8th of December with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Chelsea (0 draws).
Juventus will host Malmö FF on the 8th of December with a 3-0 head to head in favor of Juventus (0 draws).
Chelsea: Formation and Lineups
Chelsea started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Thomas Tuchel chose to play with the following team: Edouard Mendy , Trevoh Chalobah , Thiago Silva , Antonio Rüdiger , Reece James , N’Golo Kanté , Jorginho , Ben Chilwell , Hakim Ziyech , Callum Hudson-Odoi and Christian Pulišić .
Chelsea made 5 changes: N. Kante for R. Loftus-Cheek (37′), B. Chilwell for C. Azpilicueta (72′), C. Pulisic for T. Werner (72′), C. Hudson-Odoi for M. Mount (76′) and Jorginho for S. Niguez (76′).
Top player: Reece James
The player who no doubt impressed Chelsea the most was Reece James.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 40 passes (87% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13. He performed 8 crosses.
Juventus: Formation and Lineups
Juventus started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
On the opposite side, Massimiliano Allegri played with: Wojciech Szczęsny , Juan Cuadrado , Leonardo Bonucci , Matthijs de Ligt , Alex Sandro , Weston McKennie , Rodrigo Bentancur , Manuel Locatelli , Adrien Rabiot , Federico Chiesa and Álvaro Morata .
Juventus made 5 changes: R. Bentancur for P. Dybala (59′), A. Morata for M. Kean (66′), M. Locatelli for Arthur (67′), F. Chiesa for D. Kulusevski (80′) and J. Cuadrado for K. De Winter (80′).
Top player: Manuel Locatelli
The player who no doubt impressed Juventus the most was Manuel Locatelli.
His rating iswith 31 passes (74% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 9.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Champions League