Wright strikes out the ‘lazy’ Chelsea star in Man City’s victory

Ian Wright has labeled Chelsea forward Timo Werner “lazy” for not going back in side of their 2-1 win over Manchester City on Saturday.

City is maintained Thomas TuchelMen, who they can even face within the Champions League final, figuring out {that a} victory would safe a third Premier League title in 4 years.

Raheem Sterling broke the impasse just earlier than half-time when he slotted the ball in after Sergio Aguero’s heavy landing from a Gabriel Jesus reduce back.


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Anyway, the Argentine frontman discovered his Panenka try simply rescued by Edouard Mendy, who stayed on his feet to make a cushty cease.

It proved to be a expensive error as Chelsea equalized just after the hour when Rodri was caught in possession of the midway line.

Cesar Azpilicueta broke down the fitting earlier than hauling the ball back to Hakim Ziyech, who drilled a low shot into the underside corner past Ederson.

Werner and Callum Hudson-Odoi each had goals disregarded for mishandling, whereas City noticed a few penalty shouts from referee Anthony Taylor.

And Wright was outraged at finding and working Werner against City, he said Game of the Day: “I feel Timo Werner is having a superb season. Coming to Chelsea with that strain of scoring goals and then missing alternatives…

“You’ll want to take a look at the runs it does. Right here he must go back to side. It doesn’t come on the side.

“It has a lot area. To me, that is just lazy, it is lazy work. It runs straight misfire. As soon as he solves that, he’ll have extra possibilities, then he’ll should be extra scientific. ”

Fellow pundit Alan Shearer added: “If anybody can work with him on that, there will not be many defenders who will catch him.”

Tuchel’s side have now crushed their last Champions League opponents twice in current weeks following Saturday’s Premier League victory at Etihad Stadium.

The London outfit had been additionally triumphant when the perimeters met within the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley last month.

And Chelsea manager Tuchel accepts that these outcomes might not have an enormous affect on the Could 29 showdown – after all City made a number of modifications for each video games – however they can not injury confidence.

The German said: “I said earlier than that it would not change an excessive amount of, it doesn’t matter what final result this recreation got here out of.

“I’ll follow that however certainly it isn’t to our drawback to have this expertise, in such a short area of time, to beat them twice.

“We all know very well that in the event you play a final, it’s totally particular and you struggle for each centimeter and each benefit you may take to win the sport.

“However, sure, it does give us the true perception that we are able to do it as a result of we have already performed it. We’ll try to preserve this sense and momentum for our arrival in Istanbul, as a result of we’ll arrive with a transparent target and a transparent goal to realize.

“The best approach to play finals is to be self-confident and I feel we are able to shield this sense from these two video games.”

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