Chelsea coach Graham Porter (48) applauded Enso Fernandez (22, Chelsea) for his debut match.
Chelsea drew 0-0 with Fulham in the 22nd round of the Premier League in the 2022-2023 season held at Stamford Bridge in London, England on the 4th (Korean time). Chelsea, who added 1 point, rose to 9th place in the league with 8 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses, and 30 points, beating Liverpool (29 points), who played two fewer games.
Chelsea made three debuts on this day. As soon as Enso, the “man of 121 million euros (approximately 163.4 billion won),” joined, he began a sortie, and Noni Madueke and Darro Popana were also substituted in the second half and stepped on the Premier League stage for the first time.
The result was a scoreless draw. Chelsea drove hard in the second half, but were unable to open the Fulham goal in the end. It was comforting that all three players who made their debut played a good performance.
After the game, Porter told Sky Sports: “Of course, we are disappointed because we didn’t win. We could feel the expectations and positivity from all the teams, but Fulham have a well-organized defence, so we have to give them credit.” he said.
He continued, “There were scenes where we did well, and there were scenes where we lacked connection with some players coming back from injury or new to the team. This is the situation we are in right now. But there are things we need to move forward and improve on. There is,” he added.
Coach Porter praised Enso for his performance. 메이저놀이터 “Considering that Enso has only been in the country for a short time, he’s done really well. He doesn’t know us, and we don’t know him very well,” he said. It will get better and better.”
Finally, Porter revealed the reason for replacing Mikhailo Mudrik at the start of the second half. He explained, “Mudrik had a really bad cold this week. So he struggled a little and his legs felt heavy. We didn’t want to take any risks.”