Timo Werner and Kai Havertz made their debut at Chelsea within the Premier League towards Brighton. Despite damage, Werner was in a position to shine – coach Lampard raved concerning the German gamers.
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The “tradition shock” was deep with Timo Werner and Kai Havertz. But the bewilderment on the surprising severity of the Premier League didn’t forestall the debutant duo from declaring struggle on Jürgen Klopp. His first aim? “Maybe towards Liverpool,” stated Werner mischievously, “even when it will get more durable. But I’ll strive.” And Havertz stated: “It will probably be tough – but in addition for them.”
The prime recreation at Stamford Bridge on Sunday (5.30 p.m. / t-online reside ticker) ought to be the primary actual spotlight for Werner and Havertz at Chelsea. At the debut on Monday night at Brighton & Hove Albion (3: 1) each might already guess what to anticipate. “It was a troublesome recreation,” stated the robust Werner, a thick ice pack adorned his proper knee: “It hurts so much.”
“Much more durable than the Bundesliga”
“I’ve by no means performed towards such defensive edges”, emphasised the ex-Leipzig resident: “They are so huge and heavy and big. There is nothing like that in Germany.” In normal, “a totally completely different sort of soccer is performed” on the island.
Havertz confirmed this: “The Premier League is way more durable than the Bundesliga, I felt that in coaching and now once more within the recreation.” The “respect” for Klopp’s masters is correspondingly nice, added the 100 million euro man, “however we’re additionally an incredible crew”.
Press about Werner: “Turbo Timo”
In Brighton, Werner, who took the penalty kick to guide Jorginho (twenty third), confirmed his class. Team supervisor Frank Lampard praised the harmful “loiter” (Guardian) as a “fixed menace”, the press raved that “Turbo Timo” had “hit instantly” (Daily Telegraph). The tabloid “Sun” named him “Man of the Match”, the BBC reported impressed that Werner was “good” for the league.
The 24-year-old himself had “actually enjoyable”. And the damage he sustained when goalkeeper Mathew Ryan fouled earlier than the penalty? “I do not care in any respect,” stated Werner. He will be capable to play “naturally” towards Liverpool: “You are at all times match for these video games.”
“Approaches of sophistication” at Havertz
Havertz, then again, has some catching as much as do, the previous Leverkusen participant was changed after 79 minutes, exhausted. After an extended trip and some days of coaching, it was “very tough,” he stated. “It wasn’t a debut to recollect,” wrote the Sun. The BBC attested to the 21-year-old, who performed on the fitting offensive aspect, a minimum of “occasional touches of sophistication”.
Lampard, who applauded Havertz a number of instances for his defensive work, stated: “We additionally noticed so much from Kai.” The two new Germans, he predicted, “will probably be nice gamers for this membership”. They can already show this towards Klopp.