Romelu Lukaku was the decisive factor in Chelsea’s victory on Matchday 1 of the Champions League this season. Can you take Blue to defend Big Ears, Big Rom?
Chelsea picked up a 1-0 win over Zenit St Petersburg. In the match at Stamford Bridge, Wednesday (14/9/2021) early in the morning, Lukaku, who was the winner, continued Cesar Azpilicueta’s pass.
With the presence of Lukaku, Chelsea is also considered to be one of the favorites to win the 2021/2022 Champions League. The Belgian player has shown himself to be a sharp player at the west London club, there is a contribution of 4 goals scored in all competitions.
“One game at a time. Today is the first game. Now, we will have a difficult game at the weekend against Tottenham,” said Lukaku on the BBC.
Regarding his goal for Chelsea against Zenit, Lukaku insists he has honed it with Azpilicueta. He praised the Spanish player’s bait.
“Me and Cesar (Azpilicueta) agreed on a certain type of movement on the pitch. I had to move with the right, but it was a beautiful pass by him. We knew it would be a tough game, but we controlled it very well,” said the Belgium international. that.
Chelsea will face tough opponents in the Premier League. Tottenham Hotspur, who will be played by the Blues in a match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sunday (19/9) night WIB.
Together with Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea have played 6 matches in all competitions this season. As a result, Chelsea have not fallen with a record of 4 wins and 2 draws.
Luckily there’s Lukaku
-Chelsea had difficulty against Zenit in the Champions League . Luckily there was Romelu Lukaku , who could ensure the victory.
Chelsea host Zenit at Stamford Bridge, London, Wednesday (15/9/2021) early morning WIB, in the inaugural match of Group H of the Champions League. The hosts had a hard time.
In the first half, Chelsea struggled to develop the game. There are minimal opportunities for Thomas Tuchel’s foster children.
In the second half, Chelsea could break the deadlock. A cross from Cesar Azpilicueta can be headed by Lukaku into a goal.
Chelsea scored their first three points in the Champions League.
After the match, Tuchel praised Lukaku’s performance. According to the manager, the striker was successful in scoring because he kept trying on the pitch.
” Romelu Lukaku’s performance was not easy. We didn’t create many chances for him, but he’s the type of player who doesn’t lose confidence and belief. That’s why he’s become a world-class striker,” said Tuchel, reported by the Daily Mail.
“He’s very important, it’s that easy. You don’t find many strikers with his quality. We could have won without Romelu too, and got results, but he’s the type of profile we’re looking for, not only because of his talent but also his personality.”
The passion and atmosphere last year took us very far and it’s important for us to have him again. We have him with Romelu, he knows about the club.
Romelu Lukaku himself was recruited by Chelsea from Inter Milan. So far, he immediately made 4 goals for the Blue.