Let’s take a look back at the performances of Chelsea’s 11 starting players in the FIFA Club World Cup semi-final against Al-Hilal on the Sofa Score scale.
Success of Chelsea Academy
Kepa Arrizabalaga – 7.5 points. The Spanish goalkeeper showed his charm in cup tournaments. In this match, he made 3 saves for Chelsea.
Andreas Christensen – 7.7 points. Leaving behind rumors about the future, No. 4 still competed and became a reliable stop.
Thiago Silva – 7.6 points. He has 2 situations to block the opponent’s shot, 2 interceptions, 4 successful disputes and 1 accurate tackle.
Antonio Rudiger – 7.1 points. He plays in the familiar left-sided central defender position.
Marcos Alonso – 6.4 points. The former Bolton star received the lowest score from Sofa Score among the 11 Chelsea starting players. After 87 minutes, he was substituted and replaced by Malang Sarr.
Cesar Azpilicueta – 7.4 points. The captain of The Blues went on the offensive – back to the defense quite smoothly. He effectively supported the defense with 6 successful disputes, 2 clearances and 2 accurate tackles.
Jorginho – 6.6 points. The Italian player played 45 minutes and did not make much of a mark in this match.
Matteo Kovacic – 6.9 points. The former Real star played diligently in the middle of Chelsea. He passed the ball with 91% accuracy, 2 passes and had 5 successful challenges.
Hakim Ziyech – 7.9 points. He is the factor receiving the highest number of points in the Chelsea squad this match. In 72 minutes on the field, Ziyech launched 4 shots towards the opponent’s goal.
Kai Havertz – 7.4 points. The German player played aggressively and had 2 shots.
Romelu Lukaku – 6.8 points. He scored the only goal of the match and helped the Blues win tickets to the final.