Chelsea and Salzburg draw 1-1 on Wednesday. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Chelsea and Salzburg draw 1-1. R. Sterling scored the first goal (48') for Chelsea. N. Okafor settled the score (75').

Chelsea and Salzburg draw 1-1 on Wednesday. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Chelsea and Salzburg draw 1-1. R. Sterling scored the first goal (48′) for Chelsea. N. Okafor made it even (75′). Chelsea was much better in terms of ball possession (72%)​

The match was played at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London on Wednesday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Ivan Kružliak who was helped by Branislav Hancko and Ján Pozor. The 4th official was Peter Kralovic. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16.1 degrees Celsius or 61.05 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 78%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 72 Ball Possession 28
Shots
  • 17 Total 4
  • 4 On Target 3
  • 13 Off Target 1
  • 6 Shots blocked 0
  • 119 Attack 107
  • 63 Dangerous attack 27
  • 91 Ball safe​ 69
  • 20 Free Kicks 9
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 2
  • 4 Off Sides 4
Fouls
  • 6 Total 16
  • 1 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Chelsea was in firm control of the ball 72% while Salzburg was struggling with a 28% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Chelsea was more pushing with 63 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 4 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Chelsea to win the match​.

Chelsea shot 17 times, 4 on target, 13 off target. On the other side, Salzburg shot 4 times, 3 on target, 1 off target.

Cards

Chelsea received 1 yellow card (R. James). On the other side, Salzburg received 4 yellow cards (J. Adamu, S. Pavlovic, A. Ulmer and N. Capaldo).

Match Timeline

46'
L. Gourna-Douath- sub ->M. Kjaergaard
R. Sterling(goal)M. Mount
48'
A. Broja- sub ->P. Aubameyang
66'
R. Loftus-Cheek- sub ->K. Havertz
66'
70'
J. Adamu- sub ->B. Sesko
70'
D. Kameri- sub ->L. Sucic
75'
N. Okafor(goal)J. Adamu
76'
J. Adamu- Yellow
77'
S. Pavlovic- Yellow
78'
A. Ulmer- Yellow
R. James- Yellow
79'
C. Gallagher- sub ->M. Kovacic
81'
H. Ziyech- sub ->C. Azpilicueta
81'
C. Pulisic- sub ->R. Sterling
84'
85'
S. Koita- sub ->N. Okafor
89'
N. Capaldo- Yellow

Standings

Standings

Group A

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
6
2
3
2

Group B

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
0
2

Group C

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
3
2

Group D

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

Group E

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
4
2
2
2
1
2

Group F

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
1
2

Group G

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
1
2

Group H

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
0
2

After playing this match, Chelsea has 1 points to occupy the 4th place in the standings. On the other side, Salzburg has 2 points (3rd).

Next matches

In the next match in the Champions League, Chelsea will play away with Milan on the 11th of October with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Milan (0 draws).

Salzburg will host Dinamo Zagreb on the 5th of October with a 3-0 head to head record in favor of Salzburg (3 draws).

Chelsea – Formation

Chelsea
G
K. Arrizabalaga 1.Spain
6.7
D
T. da Silva 6.Brazil
7.9
D
C. Azpilicueta 28.Spain
7.2
81'
D
M. Cucurella 32.Spain
7.4
D
R. James 24.England
7.1
79'
M
M. Kovačić 8.Croatia
7.0
81'
M
Jorginho 5.Italy
8.0
M
M. Mount 19.England
7.3
M
K. Havertz 29.Germany
6.3
66'
M
R. Sterling 17.England
6.8
84' Goals48'
F
P. Aubameyang 9.Gabon
6.5
66'
Substitutes
G
M. Bettinelli 13.England
D
K. Koulibaly 26.Senegal
D
W. Fofana 33.France
D
B. Chilwell 21.England
D
T. Chalobah 14.England
M
C. Gallagher 23.England
6.6
81'
M
D. Zakaria 20.Switzerland
M
C. Chukwuemeka 30.England
M
H. Ziyech 22.Morocco
6.7
81'
M
C. Pulisic 10.USA
6.2
84'
M
R. Loftus-Cheek 12.England
6.2
66'
F
A. Broja 18.Albania
7.1
66'

Chelsea started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Graham Potter decided to play with the following team: Kepa Arrizabalaga (6.7), Reece James (7.1), César Azpilicueta (7.2), Thiago Silva (7.9), Marc Cucurella (7.4), Mateo Kovačić (7.0), Jorginho (8.0), Mason Mount (7.3), Kai Havertz (6.3), Raheem Sterling (6.8) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (6.5).

The home team had on the bench: Armando Broja (7.1), Conor Gallagher (6.6), Denis Zakaria, Kalidou Koulibaly, Carney Chukwuemeka, Marcus Bettinelli, Wesley Fofana, Ben Chilwell, Hakim Ziyech (6.7), Christian Pulišić (6.2), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (6.2) and Trevoh Chalobah.

Substitutions

Chelsea made 5 changes: P. Aubameyang for A. Broja (66′), K. Havertz for R. Loftus-Cheek (66′), M. Kovacic for C. Gallagher (81′), C. Azpilicueta for H. Ziyech (81′) and R. Sterling for C. Pulisic (84′).

Best player: Jorginho​

The most impressive player for Chelsea was Jorginho.

His rating is (8.0) with 58 passes (89% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 7.

Salzburg – Formation

Salzburg
G
P. Köhn 18.Switzerland
7.1
D
A. Ulmer 17.Austria
7.1
78'
D
B. Fernandes da 95.Brazil
6.4
D
S. Pavlović 31.Serbia
7.0
77'
D
A. Dedić 70.Bosnia and Herzegovina
6.7
M
N. Seiwald 13.Austria
6.8
M
L. Sučić 21.Croatia
6.4
70'
M
N. Capaldo 7.Argentina
6.2
89'
M
M. Kjaergaard 14.Denmark
6.2
46'
F
N. Okafor 77.Switzerland
7.1
85' Goals75'
F
F. Dos Santos 11.Brazil
F
B. Šeško 30.Slovenia
6.6
70'
Substitutes
G
A. Walke 33.Germany
G
N. Mantl 1.Germany
D
K. Piątkowski 4.Poland
D
I. Brempt 2.Belgium
D
S. Baidoo 6.Austria
M
D. Kameri 8.Austria
6.2
70'
M
L. Gourna 27.France
6.6
46'
M
Y. Diarra 24.Mali
F
S. Koita 20.Mali
6.5
85'
F
R. Šimić 23.Croatia
F
J. Chikwubuike 9.Nigeria
7.0
70' 76'

Salzburg started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

Matthias Jaissle played with: Philipp Köhn (7.1), Amar Dedić (6.7), Bernardo (6.4), Strahinja Pavlović (7.0), Andreas Ulmer (7.1), Nicolás Capaldo (6.2), Nicolas Seiwald (6.8), Maurits Kjaergaard (6.2), Luka Sučić (6.4), Fernando and Benjamin Šeško (6.6), Noah Okafor (7.1).

These were the players on the bench: Alexander Walke, Kamil Piątkowski, Dijon Kameri (6.2), Ignace Van der Brempt, Sekou Koita (6.5), Lucas Gourna-Douath (6.6), Roko Šimić, Chukwubuike Adamu (7.0), Youba Diarra, Nico Mantl and Samson Baidoo.

Substitutions

Salzburg made 4 changes: M. Kjaergaard for L. Gourna-Douath (46′), B. Sesko for J. Adamu (70′), L. Sucic for D. Kameri (70′) and N. Okafor for S. Koita (85′).

Best player: Andreas Ulmer​

The player that probably impressed the most for Salzburg was Andreas Ulmer.

His rating is (7.1) with 23 passes (65% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 3 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League.​