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FRANK LAMPARD was taught a footballing lesson as Pep Guardiola’s ruthless facet put Chelsea to the sword.
Manchester Metropolis ran riot within the first half punishing the hosts with three scientific strikes via Phil Foden, Ilkay Gundogan and Kevin de Bruyne.
N’Golo Kante had a night to neglect in Chelsea’s defeat to Man MetropolisCredit score: EPA
Callum Hudson-Odoi, who impressed in his introduction, grabbed a final gasp comfort to stab residence Kai Havertz’s cross.
It was a brutal reminder to Chelsea that they’re nonetheless miles away from being title contenders.
This is how Simon Phillips rated the Blues on a troublesome afternoon at Stamford Bridge.
Edouard Mendy – 5/10
Uncovered by his defenders however he ought to have executed higher on a few the targets at the least.
Made one superb save within the second half.
Cesar Azpilicueta – 4
The captain was non-existent on the pitch, and non-existent as a pacesetter, he solely folded like the remainder of them did.
Kurt Zouma – 4
Too gradual at closing the ball, not sufficient urgency in his defending, and a poor exhibiting identical to the remainder of these round him.
Kurt Zouma struggled as Man Metropolis’s assault ran riotCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
Thiago Silva – 5
He was barely higher than others – at the least seeking to go ahead when Chelsea had possession and make issues occur.
However he additionally acquired uncovered defensively and did not do sufficient to cease the Metropolis risk.
Ben Chilwell – 5
A passenger just about, all other than a couple of early moments when he appeared a risk within the attacking third for Chelsea.
N’Golo Kante – 3
Utterly uncovered on various events as the only real holding midfielder.
His monitoring was clueless, he switched off various instances, and he wasn’t exhibiting sufficient urgency to get again in – which may be very in contrast to him.
Put out of his distress on 63 minutes when he got here off for Gilmour.
Mason Mount – 6
One of many few who appeared like he cared and appeared like he was at the least making an attempt to make one thing occur in assault.
However he most likely ought to have helped Kante out a bit extra by getting again in after we had been underneath the cosh.
Mateo Kovacic – 5
Much like Mount when it comes to just about leaving Kante to it defensively, and was non-existent within the defensive part simply being walked via by the Metropolis attackers.
He confirmed a couple of higher moments on the ball within the second half.
Hakim Ziyech – 6
Some vibrant moments and good passes early on, however he quickly turned a passenger like the remainder of Chelsea’s attackers when Metropolis took management of the sport. Subbed off for Hudson-Odoi on 63 minutes.
Timo Werner – 5
He was unfortunate to not win a penalty, and confirmed some half-promising moments in assault at the least.
Like the remainder of the Chelsea gamers, he turned a spectator like the remainder of us watching.
Christian Pulisic – 6
It was robust for him, however he did look to spark on the uncommon moments that Chelsea had an assault and used the ball properly.
Timo Werner as soon as once more provided little or no in entrance of objectiveCredit score: Andy Hooper-The Every day Mail
Billy Gilmour for Kante (63 minutes) – 7
Comfy on the ball and changed Kante properly. Performed with out worry.
Callum Hudson-Odoi for Ziyech (63 minutes) – 7
Did not have a lot time to have an effect on issues however appeared an actual risk on the precise and grabbed a objective on the demise.
Kai Havertz for Kovacic (74 minutes) – N/A
Managed to seize an help with a teasing cross for Hudson-Odoi.
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