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Thomas Tuchel ‘pleased with Havaretz’ after win at Everton

Mon 08 March 2021 | 22:35

The German midfielder played a pivotal role in Chelsea’s win over Everton on Monday and aid their bid for a top-four finish.

Thomas Tuchel

was pleased with

Kai Havertz

’s performance after the German midfielder lived up to the expectation as a false nine in

Chelsea

’s 2-0 victory over

Everton

Havertz opened the scoring for the Blues when he burst into the box and flicked the ball towards the goal, with his effort bouncing off

Ben Godfrey

and into

Jordan Pickford

's

net.

Havertz had a lovely goal ruled out by VAR for handball in the second half, but Tuchel was delighted with Havertz’s performance.

"We deserved to win. It was a very difficult first half but we controlled it completely. Second half we increased our level and had a lot of dangerous attacks,"

Tuchel told 

BT Sport

.

"Very pleased with Kai. It was the trust we gave him and he used that trust. He is a player who has all the ability to be a dominant figure in the offense and he stepped up.

"You see the quality of the players and the club. It is a pleasure to be on the sideline and work with the team. Everybody in the club is doing everything to compete at this level."


source: SportMob