Table of Contents
- Edouard Mendy – 8/10
- Cesar Azpilicueta – 8
- Thiago Silva – 7
- Kurt Zouma – 8
- Ben Chilwell – 5
- Jorginho – 4
- Mateo Kovacic – 5
- Mason Mount – 9
- Callum Hudson-Odoi – 8
- Timo Werner – 5
- Tammy Abraham – 7
- N’Golo Kante for Mason Mount (67 minutes) – 6
- Olivier Giroud for Tammy Abraham (67 minutes) – 8
- Kai Havertz for Mateo Kovacic (75 minutes) – N/A
- Hakim Ziyech for Callum Hudson-Odoi (75 minutes) – N/A
CHELSEA certified for the Champions League last-16 – however made laborious work of it in opposition to Rennes.
Callum Hudson-Odoi is congratulated for his purpose by Tammy AbrahamCredit score: AFP or licensors
However Rennes got here into it extra within the second half, and Serhou Guirassy powered a header dwelling to equalise 5 minutes from time.
However sub Olivier Giroud thumped dwelling his personal header to win it in damage time.
Right here, SunSport’s Simon Phillips charges how Chelsea’s stars fared of their journey to north-west France.
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Edouard Mendy – 8/10
Made a couple of good saves in opposition to his former facet and helped Chelsea attempt to hold some calm when underneath stress.
He was strong within the second half when Chelsea had been holding on and made some extra high-quality saves. Could not do a lot concerning the equaliser.
Cesar Azpilicueta – 8
Performed properly and took his uncommon likelihood to start out properly.
I am unable to ever see him getting again in forward of Reece James as a daily starter, however he was strong and proved his price but once more.
Thiago Silva – 7
The skilled defender was a welcome sight for the Blues and he added his easy class to the line-up as soon as once more.
Makes every thing look straightforward and put in one other constant exhibiting, though he would have preferred to have completed extra on Rennes purpose.
Kurt Zouma – 8
Zouma was faultless as soon as once more and appeared very strong and calm in all of the issues he did. He’s firmly cementing himself as one of many first names on Lampard’s crew sheet.
Like Silva, would really feel he might have completed extra on the Rennes purpose.
Ben Chilwell – 5
One of many few Chelsea gamers who appeared fairly fatigued, and he made a variety of horrible errors consequently.
Chilwell had a greater second half and tried to place the errors behind him.
Jorginho – 4
Was solely ever seeming to be jogging across the pitch and was simply dribbled previous on too many events.
It was by far his worst sport in a Chelsea shirt.
Jorginho had a poor sport in north-west FranceCredit score: AFP or licensors
Mateo Kovacic – 5
He had a quiet sport in midfield and was suspect within the defensive section.
One of the best ways to explain his efficiency tonight was that he was ‘ghost-like’… however not in a great way.
Mason Mount – 9
Chelsea’s liveliest and finest participant. He put a unbelievable cross via for Hudson-Odoi to attain the opening purpose.
Mount was in all places and he was given a deserved relaxation on 67 minutes being changed by N’Golo Kante.
Mason Mount continued his high-quality latest kindCredit score: Reuters
Callum Hudson-Odoi – 8
Elegant end for the opener and he was certainly one of Chelsea’s higher gamers on the night time. He was monitoring again and doing his defensive duties properly additionally.
Hudson-Odoi was within the temper and confirmed how good Chelsea’s squad depth is. Was oddly subbed off on 75 minutes.
Timo Werner – 5
As soon as once more Werner appeared very drained on the night time, he missed one other sitter early on and had a variety of unhealthy touches.
Very stunning that he wasn’t taken off as one of many earlier subs. One to overlook for the German star.
Timo Werner will likely be gutted at lacking a very good early likelihoodCredit score: Reuters
Tammy Abraham – 7
Tried laborious as at all times and held the ball up properly on events, he additionally dropped in deep lots to assist out.
An honest efficiency from Abraham who was eliminated for Olivier Giroud on 67 minutes.
N’Golo Kante for Mason Mount (67 minutes) – 6
Helped Chelsea shore issues up when wanted within the second half.
Olivier Giroud for Tammy Abraham (67 minutes) – 8
Gave Rennes one thing totally different to consider and despatched a message to Lampard by scoring the winner.