Chelsea ahead, Timo Werner has equalled the membership’s former participant, Eden Hazard’s record at Stamford Bridge.
Werner, who has endured a variety of criticism this season, equalled a record held by Hazard, who at present performs for Actual Madrid, in Chelsea’s 2-zero win over Fulham within the Premier League on Saturday.
The 25-year-previous has come underneath fireplace on a number of events this season for lacking straightforward probabilities, the newest of which got here in Chelsea’s Champions League semi-last first-leg 1-1 draw with Actual Madrid final Tuesday.
The Germany worldwide didn’t get on the scoresheet as soon as once more in opposition to Fulham, however he did present the help for Kai Havertz’s second purpose in opposition to the guests.
And in doing so, Werner registered his 10th help in all competitions for the Blues this season, which suggests he’s now in double figures for each objectives and assists for the marketing campaign thus far.
And the final Chelsea participant to handle that feat of their debut season on the west London membership was Hazard within the 2012-2013 marketing campaign.
In the meantime, talking about Werner’s show in opposition to Fulham, Chelsea coach, Thomas Tuchel, mentioned at his publish-match press convention, “Timo [Werner] was concerned in lots of probabilities.
“Kai performed double striker with Timo, and the 2 had an excellent connection and had been all the time harmful. There may be nonetheless so much to enhance however one other good efficiency.”