LONDON. Chelsea was finally too much to handle for Wolverhampton Wanderers with the goal of K. Havertz (45′), C. Pulisic (54′) and A. Broja (90′). Chelsea took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).
The match was played at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Simon Hooper who was helped by Adrian Holmes and Mark Scholes. The 4th official was Thomas Bramall. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 16.4 degrees Celsius or 61.5 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 51%.
Chelsea was in firm control of the ball 58% while Wolverhampton Wanderers was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Chelsea was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Chelsea won the match.
Chelsea shot 19 times, 7 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Wolverhampton Wanderers shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.
Chelsea received 2 yellow cards (C. Azpilicueta and Jorginho). On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
After this match, Chelsea will have 13 points to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Wolverhampton Wanderers will stay with 6 points like Crystal Palace to stay in the 18th place.
R. Aït Nouri
Wolverhampton Wanderers will host Nottingham Forest on the 15th of October with a 6-4 head to head stats in favor of Wolverhampton Wanderers (2 draws).
Chelsea: Formation and Lineups
Chelsea adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Graham Potter chose to play with the following team: Kepa Arrizabalaga , César Azpilicueta , Trevoh Chalobah , Kalidou Koulibaly , Marc Cucurella , Ruben Loftus-Cheek , Jorginho , Conor Gallagher , Mason Mount , Christian Pulišić and Kai Havertz .
Chelsea made 5 changes: R. Loftus-Cheek for M. Kovacic (66′), C. Pulisic for R. James (73′), M. Mount for A. Broja (73′), K. Havertz for H. Ziyech (87′) and C. Gallagher for C. Chukwuemeka (87′).
Top player: Mason Mount
The player who no doubt impressed Chelsea the most was Mason Mount even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 38 passes (86% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 4 crosses.
Wolverhampton Wanderers: Formation and Lineups
Also Wolverhampton Wanderers adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Bruno Miguel Silva do Nascimento played with: José Sá , Nélson Semedo , Max Kilman , Toti Gomes , Jonny Otto , João Moutinho , Matheus Nunes , Adama Traoré , Daniel Podence , Gonçalo Guedes and Diego Costa .
Wolverhampton Wanderers made 4 changes: G. Guedes for J. Hodge (46′), D. Costa for Hwang Hee-Chan (57′), Jonny for R. Ait Nouri (73′) and A. Traore for C. Campbell (73′).
Top player: João Moutinho
The player who no doubt impressed Wolverhampton Wanderers the most was João Moutinho.
His rating iswith 45 passes (91% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
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