Timo Werner’s disappearance during the FA Cup Final Chelsea Vs Liverpool


Meanwhile, the Blues contributed each through the actions of Timo Werner and Cesar Azpilicueta.

Timo Werner did not play when Chelsea faced Liverpool in the FA Cup final. Coach Thomas Tuchel finally gave information regarding the reason for not playing Werner.

Chelsea lost to Liverpool in the 2021/22 FA Cup final which took place at Wembley Stadium, Saturday (14/5/2022). The Blues lost 5-6 on penalties.

Both teams drew 0-0 in normal time and extra time. As a result, the match had to be ended on penalties.

Werner was on the bench in that game. However, the German player was not played at all until the game was over.

Timo Werner. After 4 seasons with RB Leipzig and appearing in 159 matches in all competitions with a score of 95 goals and 40 assists, he moved to Chelsea at the start of the 2020/2021 season. Until now he has only scored 21 goals and 19 assists from a total of 82 matches in all competitions.

He said the player had a slight injury in the warm-up so he couldn’t play.

“Timo felt uncomfortable during the warm-up and said he couldn’t play,” Tuchel told the club’s official website.

Havertz also injured Tuchel also revealed why Kai Havertz was not in the squad against Liverpool. The German national team player turned out to have a hamstring injury.

“We did the last test with Kai.

“We tried everything medically and the last test was today in the morning but it wasn’t better and it was impossible to play.”

Loftus-Cheek Tuchel also explained the reason why Ruben Loftus-Cheek was replaced by Ross Barkley at the end of extra time.

“It was purely for penalties. Ruben has a history that is not good statistically and Ross has that, so it is purely for penalties,” he concluded.