Chilwell Delighted with Chelsea's Goalless Draw Against 'very Good Attacking Side' Sevilla

Tanya Simon
October 25, 2020

The added presence of Edouard Mendy in goal came to the relief of many Chelsea fans and produced a fine display in between the sticks, while Thiago Silva gave a man of the match worthy performance at the back on his return to the side.

'We knew people would be looking at us after conceding three goals on the weekend and defensively as a team we were solid against a very good team'.

Speaking after Tuesday's goalless draw with Sevilla, Pulisic said: "Fitness-wise I feel great". They give you a lot of threats, they're very good, that's why they've been so successful in the previous year or two, so I was pleased with that side of it. "Over the season, I will manage him and I have a very close relationship with him already even if he uses a translator", the coach said. When you've got that feeling fresh in your mind, it's really important that you get over it.

Rennes and Krasnodar are the other teams in the group, and the Blues will fancy their chances of booking a place in the last-16 after doing so last term before getting eliminated at the hands of Bayern Munich in the knockout stage.

'They play a physical way, a distinct style which made them hard to press and we matched them.

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"We have got to find the balance [between defence and attack]".

This was Lampard's first 0-0 draw since taking charge of the Blues last season.

"It's definitely not done for the romance, Pete enjoys the training, that's how he is", said Lampard.

"But as soon as you see the ball go into Silva, you relax and that's what the whole team will be feeling that". After playing a crucial role in successful Barcelona and Croatia teams in recent years, his return has come at a flawless time for Sevilla, with his experience and quality coming through in his performance against Chelsea.

"We were a young team past year, working a lot to improve, and the Bayern game was a great marker for the young players in the squad to realize the levels that need to be attained". After Chelsea's initial burst at the start of the second half, when Christian Pulisic began to threaten and Werner had one decent effort from long range, Sevilla ended strongly.

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In the end, he finished the session with the sixth fastest time, but unable to trouble Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri) and Alex Albon ( Red Bull Racing ) in fourth and fifth.

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