Chelsea switched up their penalty taker pecking order on Wednesday night time as Timo Werner scored two from the spot after Jorginho handed him the ball.
The usually-reliable Italian midfielder has failed to attain from 12 yards twice for the Blues thus far this season, although he additionally scored thrice.
First, Alisson saved for Liverpool from a Jorginho spot-kick again in September.
Then, final week, he hit the publish early on in Chelsea’s 4-Zero Champions League win at Krasnodar.
Werner went on to attain a penalty in opposition to Krasnodar, however this was after Jorginho had been substituted.
Supervisor Frank Lampard mentioned post-match: “Jorginho has had an extremely profitable price of scoring penalties in his profession, significantly at Chelsea.
“My feeling is once you take as many penalties as he does, there might be durations once you miss one, and typically there might be durations the place you miss one or two. I skilled that as a participant.
“I’ve acquired no drawback in any respect along with his model of taking them, due to the success he’s had, and Timo Werner, I do know he’s very succesful to take penalties as we noticed.
“We have now different gamers that may as effectively, so I’ll discuss with the gamers afterwards to see how we transfer ahead. However we’ve good penalty takers on the membership.”
Chelsea earned their first penalty since this sport once they took on Rennes on Wednesday night time.
Regardless of Jorginho being on the pitch, Werner stepped up and fired house into the underside left nook.
Actually, the Italian himself picked up the ball and gave it to his teammate to take.
Earlier than half-time he had a second spot kick and blasted it into the highest left. The choice to alter takers was immediately justified.