Abstract and objectives of Chelsea-Salzburg (1-1) match of day 2.
Good staging of the brand new ‘blue’ undertaking, though inadequate so as to add their first victory in Europe
Salzburg shot ex officio to safeguard their purpose and condemn Chelsea to counterattack
Particular evening at Stamford Bridge, with the Graham Potter’s ‘blue’ bench debut after the dismissal of Thomas Tuchel after the Zagreb debacle within the first day of the Champions League. A debut that didn’t fulfill the saying of a brand new coach, a certain victory, as a result of Chelsea continues to be unable to win on this Champions League after drawing 1-1 towards a resilient Salzburg (1-1).
Kepa; Cucurella, Thiago Silva, Blues (Ziyech, 82′), James; Mason Mount, Jorginho, Kovacic (Gallagher, 81′); Sterling (Pulisic, 84′), Aubameyang (Armando Broja, 66′), Havertz (Loftus-Cheek, 66′).
Kohn; Ulmer, Pavlovic, Bernard, Dedic; Kjaergaard (Gourna-Douath, 46′), Seiwald, Capaldo; Sucic (Digicam, 70′); Okafor (Koita, 85′), Sesko (Adams, 70′).
1-0 M. 48, Streling; 1-1 M. 75, Okafor.
AT: Adam (76′), Pavlovic (77′), James (79′), Ulmer (79′), Capaldo (89′).
Within the first recreation with out Tuchel on the benchIt was clear that the German’s legacy continues to be current within the feudo blue, which he devoted a loud ovation in his honor within the twenty first minute, the 12 months during which he received the Champions League with the London membership.
What didn’t sound at Stamford Bridge was the Champions League anthem, as an indication of respect for the queen Isabel II, to whom a minute of silence was additionally devoted.
Potter’s new undertaking began with a very good stagingrevealing a dynamic, associative group, with good intentions, however that didn’t have precision within the ultimate meters.
He dominated the sport, had possession, on the lookout for width with James and depth with Sterling and Cucurellahowever Salzburg, regardless of their quick common age, remained agency behind and managed to achieve the break with the preliminary goalless draw, even daring to threaten the English aspect on the counterattack.
And it’s that after matching Milan on the opening day, the Austrians traveled to London with no intention of being a stone visitorthough they did it touched by the a number of casualties that they dragged and that elevated within the warm-up with the damage of Ferdinand.
Salzburg had pulled ex officio to defend themselves from the completely different assaults from Chelsea, however within the second half it appeared that the whole lot was falling aside.
And it’s that Potter’s males wanted solely 3 minutes after the break to open the scoring with a thread to the lengthy pole of Pound sterling behind a fragile middle of Mount who walked across the visiting space.
With a bonus on the scoreboard, Chelsea appreciated the ball, though with out effectivity in entrance of purpose.
aubameyangthe person within the masks, as soon as once more a starter, performed 66 minutes and continued on this means of adapting to the brand new blue context, attempting the whole lot in entrance of purpose, however with no luck in ending.
And earlier than this panorama, appeared cameras to alter the match. Salzburg started to develop and on account of an incredible interaction with a variety of technical high quality to beat the strain from Chelsea, the ball reached Okafor that with a mild contact, he had sufficient to beat Kepa and lift a really useful draw for the Austrians.
Chelsea tried to get to its first victory on this Champions League in an lively manner, however with a haste that made it unattainable for the scoreboard to alter its numbers.
At first of October, the blues play it virtually all or nothing in Milan’s go to to Stamford Bridge, which with its victory over Dinamo Zagreb, consolidates itself as the only real chief of group E.