LONDON. Chelsea demolishes Norwich City 7-0 with goals of M. Mount (8′), C. Hudson-Odoi (19′), R. James (42′), B. Chilwell (57′), M. J. Aarons (63′ own), M. Mount (85′ pen) and M. Mount (90′). Chelsea was vastly superior ball possession (62%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was held at the Stamford Bridge Stadium in London on Saturday and this began at 11:30 am local time. The referee was Andy Madley who was helped by Stuart Burt and Edward Smart. The 4th official was Andre Marriner. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 13.4 degrees Celsius or 56.17 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 66%.
Chelsea was in firm control of the ball 62% while Norwich City was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Chelsea was more aggressive with 77 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 13 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Chelsea won the match.
Chelsea shot 23 times, 13 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Norwich City shot 3 times, 1 on target, 2 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Chelsea. On the other side, Norwich City received 3 yellow cards (P. Lees Melou, B. Gibson and M. Normann).
Also, Norwich City didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after B. Gibson (Norwich City) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (65′).
After this contest, Chelsea will have 19 points to stay in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Norwich City will stay with 2 points to stay in the 20th place.
P. Lees Melou
P. Lees Melou
M. J. Aarons (OG)
Norwich City will host Leeds United on the 31st of October with a 5-4 head to head record in favor of Leeds United (5 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 , Jorginho , Mateo Kovačić , Ben Chilwell , Mason Mount , Callum Hudson-Odoi and Kai Havertz .
Chelsea made 3 changes: Jorginho for R. Loftus-Cheek (64′), C. Hudson-Odoi for H. Ziyech (70′) and K. Havertz for R. Barkley (70′).
Top player: Mateo Kovačić
The player who no doubt impressed Chelsea the most was Mateo Kovačić even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 80 passes (93% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6.
Norwich City: Formation and Lineups
Norwich City started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
On the opposite side, Daniel Farke played with: Tim Krul , Ozan Kabak , Grant Hanley , Ben Gibson , Max Aarons , Pierre Lees Melou , Mathias Normann , Kenny McLean , Dimitrios Giannoulis , Josh Sargent and Teemu Pukki .
Norwich City made 3 changes: P. Lees Melou for M. Rashica (46′), D. Giannoulis for B. Williams (46′) and J. Sargent for A. Omobamidele (69′).
Top player: Josh Sargent
Probably the most impressive player in Norwich City was Josh Sargent.
His rating iswith 15 passes (73% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6.
Results of the day
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