Former England striker lan Wright label Chelsea striker Timo werner ‘Lazy’ after Chelsea Premier League victory over Manchester city.
Chelsea came from behind to smash a 2-1 victory as they look to boost their Top-four chance and prepare for Champions League final against the same opponents.
Manchester City took the lead at 44 minutes with Raheem sterling putting them aheed, while Sergio Aguero had the oppotunity to double the leads few mintues later when Chelsea’s defender Billy Gilmour conceded a penalty, unfortunately Aguero give up the penalty with a poor Panenka chip which Chelsea’s goalkeeper Edouard Mebdy comfortably saved.
Chelsea level the scoreline early in tbe second half with Hakim Ziyech finishing and Marcos Alonso score a stoppage time goal to delay City’s Premier League title celebrations which suppose to have hold on saturday night.
Arsenal and England lagend lan Wright was very impressed with the blues impressive performance but he felt Timo Werner was lazy all therough the game
‘I think Timo Werner is having a good season,’ he said on BBC’s Match of the Day. ‘Coming to Chelsea with that pressure of scoring goals and then missing chances…
‘You need to look at the runs he makes. Here he needs to get back onside. He doesn’t get on side.
He’s got so much space. For me that’s just lazy, it’s lazy work. He’s running straight offside. Once he sorts that out, he will get more chances, then he will need to be more clinical.’
Premier League legend Alan Shearer also added on Timo Werner: ‘If someone can work with him on that, there’s not many defenders who will catch him.’
Thomas Tuchel Chelsea’s side have enjoyed a superb week, with a 2-0 win over Real Madrid to reach the Champions League final and then overcoming Man City to boost their top-four hopes. Chelsea Boss Tuchel said: ‘What a performance in the second half.
‘We were more or less equals in the first half, in the last five minutes we almost gave it away completely. If they scored the penalty it was over before it started and we would have no chance to come back.
‘But absolutely impressed by the reaction and performance in the second half, we deserved to win the second half.
Back underway at the Etihad…
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‘If you want to steal all three points at the Etihad you need a bit of luck, moments and decisions from the referee. But we had many half chances in the second half and so a big congratulations to the team for their performance.’
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