Welcome to the Premier League, Hakim Ziyech. When he signed in early February, I’m unsure any considered one of us would’ve anticipated to have to attend till Halloween for him to make his first Premier League begin, however that’s 2020 for ya. Luckily, it was effectively definitely worth the wait, and hopefully that is simply the beginning of a beautiful Blues profession for the Wizard of
Right here’s a considerably surprising stat for anybody who’s been listening to these participant scores workouts since 2016. That is solely Kante’s second (!) look within the high three in ten appearances on the season, which is an incredibly low ratio for the world’s most endearing midfielder. Luckily, if this recreation’s any indication, the studies of Kante’s impending demise have been tremendously exaggerated. Base of a midfield triangle was not his finest place earlier than, nevertheless it simply could also be now.
The primary time Thiago Silva wore the armband, it was a little bit of a catastrophe for him personally and for the staff as effectively. However that 3-3 draw in opposition to West Brom, which featured a large error from the veteran heart again as effectively, has been the one blip thus far in his Chelsea profession. In actual fact, we’ve stored a clear sheet in every of his 5 different begins, together with this one, whereby he wore the armband for the second time.
vs. BURNLEY (PL, A, W 3-0)
EXCEPTIONAL (9.0+): —
EXCELLENT (8.0-8.9): Ziyech (8.7), Kante (8.2), Silva (8.1)
GOOD (7.0-7.9): Werner (7.9), Zouma (7.8), James (7.8), Mount (7.8), Mendy (7.5), Havertz (7.4), Chilwell (7.4), Abraham (7.3)
AVERAGE (6.0-6.9): Hudson-Odoi (6.5, sub), Giroud (6.5, sub)
POOR (5.0-5.9): Jorginho (5.9, sub)
BAD (4.0-4.9): —
TERRIBLE (3.0-3.9): —