Chelsea welcomed Leeds United at Stamford Bridge earlier today as they hoped to secure a good result in front of their home supporters in the Premier League. The Blues made a decent start to the game but were held to a scoreless draw at the half-time interval.
Wesley Fofana opened the goal-scoring for the home side in the 53rd minute as Chelsea ended up securing an impressive 1-0 win at home.
Let’s take a look at how each Chelsea player performed during the match against the Whites.
GK: Kepa Arrizabalaga – 7/10
The Spanish keeper made a couple of solid saves at the back and earned an easy clean sheet at home.
CB: Wesley Fofana – 8/10
Fofana scored the only goal of the game in the 53rd minute and didn’t do much wrong at the back.
CB: Kalidou Koulibaly – 7.5/10
He dealt with the danger when required and produced a solid display on the defensive end of the field.
CB: Benoit Badiashile – 7/10
Badiashile earned possession back twice and did enough to keep the Leeds attackers frustrated during the 90 minutes.
RM: Ruben Loftus-Cheek – 7/10
The English talent came back to defend when needed and made two good runs with the ball.
CM: Enzo Fernandez – 7/10
He anchored the midfield well and was not shy of having a strike at goal.
CM: Mateo Kovacic – 7/10
Kovacic got stuck in with a lot of crunching tackles to make life difficult for the opposition at the centre of the park.
LM: Ben Chilwell – 7.5/10
He made a positive impact at both ends of the field and has got an assist to show for his efforts.
RW: Raheem Sterling – 7.5/10
Sterling was a constant menace in the final third but failed to get his name on the scoresheet once again.
ST: Kai Havertz – 7/10
Havertz caused a few headaches for the opposition defenders but never looked like he would score.
LW: Joao Felix – 7/10
The Portuguese attacker was unfortunate to hit the post but was a threat on the left flank.
CM: Denis Zakaria – 6.5/10
He kept things solid at the back.
CM: Conor Gallagher – 6.5/10
Gallagher added some energy to Potter’s midfield.
CM: Carney Chukwuemeka – 6.5/10
He made two bright runs with the ball.
LW: Noni Madueke – N/A
Madueke hardly had any time to influence the game.
CB: Trevoh Chalobah – N/A
He came on for the final few minutes of the contest.