After the final international break of the season, the Premier League action resumed on Saturday. At the end of the game, here are our Chelsea vs Brentford Player Ratings.
Chelsea started the game on a great note with keeping possession but Chelsea could not find the back of the net. On the other hand, Brentford grew into the game as the time progressed. At half-time, the score remained 0-0.
In the second half, Chelsea went to the lead as Rudiger struck from 35 yards. However, Brentford struck twice in five minutes to go into the lead. Vitaly Janelt scored his second had Yoanne Wissa scored the fourth goal for Brentford to win 4-1.
Chelsea vs Brentford Player Ratings
Eduoardo Mendy (5.7/10): The shot-stopper had very little to do against Brentford on return to PL. The player’s distribution was poor but kept Chelsea in the game. In the second half, Mendy was torn apart from Brentford scored three goals within the hour mark.
Cesar Azpilicueta (6.2/10); Cesar Azpilicueta had less to do in defense and more in the attack. The player has triggered a year extension with Chelsea and showed intent with his attacking contribution.
Thiago Silva (6.0/10): Thiago Silva had a poor game against Brentford. The player commanded the defense in the first half but let the team down in the second.
Antonio Rudiger (7.5/10): Only player who can be proud of the performance amongst the Chelsea players is Antonio Rudiger. He guarded the defense along with scoring a 35-yard screamer that helped the team to secure the lead.
Marcos Alonso (6.1/10): Marcos Alonso was productive in the first half as he made few attacking passes and lapped on the flanks. However, the player was subbed before the hour mark.
Mason Mount (6.3/10): Mason Mount had a dribble and tackle to his name against Brentford at Brentford. The player could not find the back of the net in one of the easiest chances at the Bridge.
Ruben Loftus Cheek (6.8/10): Ruben Loftus Cheek did not put a foot wrong against Brentford. He tackled, he dribbled and won the aerial duels. However, the poor performance of the team let him down.
N Golo Kante (6.6/10): The French midfielder was able to marshal the midfield for Chelsea and had a dribble and tackle to his name before being subbed off.
Hakim Ziyech (6.3/10): The player had a poor game against Brentford. Barring a dribble, the player was caught without the possession and was dispossessed several times.
Kai Havertz (6.4/10): Kai Havertz failed to leave an impression in the crucial game of the campaign. The player went on to have three aerial victories but could not find the back of the net.
Timo Werner (6/10): Timo Werner had an unnerving game of the season against Brentford. Barring his agility in the first half, the player was removed soon after the half time due to his inability to create or score.
Reece James (6.3/10): Making his return to the side before the hour mark, Reece James was expected to live up the hype. Barring a tackle, the player could not stop Brentford’s carnage.
Matteo Kovacic (6.3/10): Kovacic was brought on the pitch to control the tempo and limit the damage. However, the player could not contribute to the goal or could not stop the team from conceding.
Romelu Lukaku (6.3/10): Romelu Lukaku was brought to the game after the hour mark to improve the attacking prowess. However, the limited chances and inability to create cost Chelsea.
Jose Raya (7/10): Jose Raya was called to action several times in the game against Chelsea. He had five saves in the first half and even initiated several counter attacks with his throws.
Rico Henry (6.8/10): Rico Henry played a crucial role in stopping Chelsea’s attack. He had four tackles against the London outfit.
Ethan Pinnock (6.5/10): Ethan Pinnock was the part of three men defense and did a commendable job while guarding the goalkeeper. He had two aerial duels and a dribble to his name.
Pontus Jansson (6.6/10): Being a central defender in the three men defense, Pontus Jansson made sure that Chelsea attackers were not allowed easily to go past them. He had three aerial duels to his name.
Kristoffer Ajer (6.5/10): Kristoffer Ajer was key in Brentford’s defense. He had two aerial duels to his name and a pass success of 87%.
Mads Roerslev (6.3/10): Mads Roerslev was involved both in attack and defense by Brentford. The player contributed heavily in defense to keep Chelsea out of sight.
Christian Eriksen (8.1/10): The Denmark international had a great game against Chelsea and even registered a goal to his name. He played a great role in breaking the lines against the Stamford Bridge outfit.
Christian Norgaard (8.1/10): If the other two midfielders involved in scoring the goals, Norgaard did all the dirty work to break Chelsea’s play. He had six tackles to his name against the Blues.
Vitaly Janelt (8.3/10): Vitaly Janelt had the best game against Chelsea in the Premier League. He scored two goals to help his side to have an advantage. He chipped 6’6” goalkeeper to restore a two goal lead.
Bryan Mbuemo (8.3/10): Mbuemo had one of the perfect games at Bridge. He assisted twice helping the team to have two goal cushion against Chelsea.
Ivan Toney (7.5/10): Ivan Toney is enjoying his spell at Brentford. The player was kept lull in the first half but in the second, he helped his side to score the goal.
Mathias Jensen (NA):
Yoane Wissa (7.5/10): The player came on to the pitch and he could find the back of the net within 90 seconds of his introduction.
Sergi Canos (NA):