Kalidou Koulibaly has got Chelsea fans excited after solid debut against Everton
In a cautious affair, Chelsea JorginhoA penalty kick in stoppage time in the first half was enough to send away a stubborn Everton side.
new contract Coulibaly Dominated at the back and played a vital role in the penalty shootout.he found Ben Chilwell in – Everton Box with pin point pass.The left-back is then fouled by the Toffees’ midfield Adebraye Ducourt. Jorginho Then calmly dispatched his penalty to send Jordan Pickford in the wrong direction.
Rahim Sterling also made his debut, but Coulibaly It caught the attention of many Chelsea fans.A compilation of his solid performances by LSVid. You can watch the video here.
Coulibaly Shows great composure on the ball while also showing off his defensive abilities as he gets better Everton attacker.
He won four possessions, made three clearances and a final tackle to ensure a clean sheet in his first game as a Chelsea player.
Fans took to social media to express their delight at the centre-back’s performance.
One fan said: “Chelsea don’t just change Rudigerwe upgrade to Coulibaly. ”
Another tweeted: “Beast, this season will be huge.”
A third added: “He looks like he’s barely trying, but he’s still way above anyone else on the field.”
The Senegal international was replaced by newcomer Mark in the 75th minute. Cucurbita After suffering from cramps.
former chelsea player pat text The £33million man was impressed with his performance.
“Different players, but Kalidu CoulibalyThe steals are excellent. ”
Kalidou Koulibaly’s Premier League debut stats:
11 last third entries
7 duels won
4 possessions to win
3 aerial duels won
1 last man tackle
A positive start. 💪 pic.twitter.com/Gf1724B9TQ
— Squawka (@Squawka) August 6, 2022
Tuchel After the game, he talked about the overall performance of his team.
The German said: “It was probably not the most exciting Premier League game. Seven minutes of extra time in the first half, ten minutes in the second half told the story. Lots of interruptions and no team could find a rhythm.
“We struggled, felt the moment, for the change of pace and the change of the game. We probably didn’t want to risk the last 25 meters.
“We didn’t move enough in possession in the second half and it didn’t cause enough goals. The ball got stuck between the two halves.”
Chelsea will host Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham Next week in the much-anticipated London derby.