LONDON. Chelsea manages to recover against Wolverhampton Wanderers with a goal on the Trincao 79′ and a goal on the C. Coady 90′. Chelsea couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the 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 Peter Bankes who had the assistance of James Mainwaring and Tim Wood. The 4th official was Robert Jones. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 18.1 degrees Celsius or 64.58 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 68%.
Chelsea was in firm control of the ball 58% while Wolverhampton Wanderers was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Chelsea was more aggressive with 55 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 7 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Chelsea to win the match.
Chelsea shot 20 times, 7 on target, 13 off target. On the other side, Wolverhampton Wanderers shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target.
Chelsea received 1 yellow card (C. Azpilicueta). On the other side, Wolverhampton Wanderers received 3 yellow cards (R. Saiss, P. Neto and J. Moutinho).
After this contest, Chelsea will have 66 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, Wolverhampton Wanderers will have 49 points to stay in the 8th place.
R. Loftus-Cheek (Goal Disallowed)
R. Lukaku (Penalty)
Wolverhampton Wanderers will host Manchester City on the 11th of May with a 9-3 head to head in favor of Manchester City (1 draw).
Chelsea: Formation and Lineups
Chelsea started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Thomas Tuchel chose to play with the following team: Edouard Mendy , César Azpilicueta , Thiago Silva , Antonio Rüdiger , Reece James , Ruben Loftus-Cheek , Mateo Kovačić , Marcos Alonso , Christian Pulišić , Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner .
Chelsea made 3 changes: M. Alonso for S. Niguez (47′), C. Azpilicueta for M. Sarr (88′) and R. Lukaku for K. Havertz (90′).
Top player: Romelu Lukaku
Probably the most impressive player in Chelsea was Romelu Lukaku.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 12 passes (83% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 8.
Wolverhampton Wanderers: Formation and Lineups
Wolverhampton Wanderers started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
On the opposite side, Bruno Miguel Silva do Nascimento played with: José Sá , Willy Boly , Conor Coady , Romain Saïss , Jonny Otto , Leander Dendoncker , Rúben Neves , João Moutinho , Rayan Aït Nouri , Raúl Jiménez and Pedro Neto .
Wolverhampton Wanderers made 3 changes: P. Neto for Hwang Hee-Chan (71′), R. Saiss for Chiquinho (71′) and R. Neves for Trincao (77′).
Top player: Rayan Aït Nouri
The player who no doubt impressed Wolverhampton Wanderers the most was Rayan Aït Nouri.
His rating iswith 25 passes (68% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 10. He performed 2 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League