In what was a benign affair, Chelsea came out on top next JorginhoThe first-half added time from a penalty kick was enough to bid a stubborn farewell Everton side.
new signature Coulibaly He was dominant in defense and played a decisive role in the penalty kick. Ben . found Chilwell inside Everton Square with a pin pass. The left-back was later fouled by the Tovs midfielder Adboulaye Docor. Jorginho Then he calmly took the penalty, sending Jordan Pickford in the wrong direction.
Merciful Sterling also debuted but it was Coulibaly Which caught the attention of many Chelsea fans. A compilation of its strong performance was compiled by LSVids. You can watch the video here.
Coulibaly He showed great composure on the ball while also showing off his defensive capabilities when he outplayed Everton attackers.
He grabbed the ball four times, made three passes and one last foul to ensure a clean sheet in his first game as a Chelsea player.
Fans have taken to social media to express their happiness with the center back’s performance.
One fan said: “Chelsea was not just substituted Rudigerwe have upgraded with Coulibaly. ”
Another tweeted: “The beast, he’s going to be huge this season.”
While a third added, “He looked like he had hardly tried and was still way above everyone else on the field.”
The Senegal international was replaced in the 75th minute by new young teammate Mark cucurella After suffering from cramps.
Ex-Chelsea man Nevin Impressed by the man’s £33m performance.
Different players but kaleido CoulibalyThe intervention was excellent.”
Kalidou Coulibaly’s debut in the Premier League in numbers:
11 last third entries
7 duels won
Possession beat 4x
3 aerial duels won
1 post man interference
Positive start. 💪 pic.twitter.com/Gf1724B9TQ
– Squawka (Squawka) August 6, 2022
twitch He talked about his team’s overall performance after the match.
The German said: “It was probably not the most exciting match in the Premier League. Seven minutes of extra time in the first half, ten minutes in the second half tells the story. So many interruptions and no team could find the rhythm.
“We struggled with the moments, to feel the moments, to change pace and switch play. Maybe we didn’t want to risk the last 25 metres.
“We didn’t have enough movement on the ball in the second half and that didn’t create enough losses with the ball. The ball was stuck between the two halves.”
Chelsea will host Tottenham Hotspur Next week in the much-anticipated London Derby.