Timo Werner Vs Zenit St Petersburg saw the Chelsea forward enjoying an amazing time as he scored twice and made one assist, MySportPlug reports.
The Blues could have won the game, but they couldn’t keep things right with their defending which didn’t look good all through the 90 minutes of football played last night.
Chelsea finished second in the group behind Juventus who defeated Malmo 1-0 in the other encounter which was played at the same time last night in the final games for the Uefa Champions League first rounds.
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The match started with Timo Werner giving Chelsea an early lead in the 2nd minutes of the encounter after a good buildup saw the German finishing up from a good position to make it 1-0 with an assist from Andreas Christensen.
After that first goal, the Blues relaxed a bit as their opponent started pressing them very hard with so many attempts on goal which they luckily maintained their lead as it progressed.
They couldn’t hold on for long as Claudinho scored in the 38th minute of the encounter which saw the scoreline leveled 1-1 as things continued looking not so good for the visitors who were unable to stabilize things.
Another goal once again from the home team in the 41st minutes through Sardar Azmoun gave them the lead 2-1 against the Champions of Europe who did everything in their power to prevent going down.
That was how the first half played out with Timo Werner Vs Zenit St Petersburg which saw it end with a 2-1 scoreline with advantage all to the home side who were good against Chelsea.
The second 45 minutes of the game kicked off with more pressure coming from the side who had the lead going into the break in the first half after an outstanding performance all through.
It was all back-to-back opportunities created by both teams who pushed on with everything they have got in attempts to change the scoreline which was in favor of the home side who sits 3rd in the group.
Romelu Lukaku made it count for Chelsea as he scored a stunner in the 62nd minute which was a good one as he teamed up with Timo Werner who provided the assistance to make things level 2-2.
Timo Werner Vs Zenit St Petersburg proved to be the man as he scored in the 85th minute of the second half to give Chelsea a 2-3 lead after working together with Christian Pulisic for the finish.
It was looking as if that’s how the scoreline will remain until the final whistle, but not so as the home side pulled back level with a late goal from Magomed Ozdoev in the 90th plus added time to make it 3-3.
That’s how the match came to an end with Timo Werner Vs Zenit St Petersburg playing a huge role as the encounter ended with 3-3 which meant Chelsea finished second behind Juventus who ended up number one in the group.
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