For the primary time since its $300 million spending spree, Chelsea lastly obtained its six main summer time signings on the sphere collectively.
They couldn’t discover a well past Sevilla within the Champions League on Tuesday.
Sevilla saved new-look Chelsea at bay in a 0-Zero attract Group E, with the English workforce concerned in its first goalless match since Frank Lampard arrived as supervisor within the offseason on 2019.
Lampard managed to remedy his workforce’s points on the again as Chelsea placed on a strong defensive show at Stamford Bridge, helped by the return to the lineup of middle again Thiago Silva and goalkeeper Edouard Mendy — two of the brand new recruits.
And at one stage within the second half, Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, substitute Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell — the opposite 4 costly signings — have been all on the market for Lampard however Sevilla held agency in a recreation of few actual alternatives.
The Spanish aspect misplaced middle again Sergi Gomez to harm within the first half, however restricted Chelsea to half-chances. The finest fell to Kurt Zouma, who was unmarked at a nook however headed straight on the goalkeeper.
The closest Sevilla got here to a purpose was when Joan Jordán’s volley — straight from a nook by Ivan Rakitic — flew simply over the crossbar within the second half.
Chelsea has already conceded three objectives twice in 5 English Premier League video games this season.
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