Timo Werner lastly scored within the Premier League once more as his strike helped them go into the Premier League high 4 because of a 2-Zero win over Newcastle.
The Chelsea ahead was on a barren run in entrance of aim, having not netted within the high flight since November 7.
However that got here to an finish on Monday evening as his close-range effort gave the Blues a two-goal lead towards Newcastle at Stamford Bridge.
He’d have taken the ball going in-off his bottom within the circumstances however the aim was somewhat bit higher than that.
Nevertheless, it was considerably fortuitous because the ball fell to him after rebounding off Magpies defender Jamal Lascelles.
Werner nonetheless had some work to do however he managed to hook his foot around the ball and squeezed it over the road regardless of Karl Darlow’s efforts to scramble it away.
The German needed to wait somewhat bit longer for the aim to be confirmed as VAR checked to see if there was an offside within the build-up. However Werner didn’t have to fret because the aim stood.
He lower a assured determine towards Newcastle, having performed a key position in Chelsea’s opener, which was scored by Olivier Giroud.
Werner fired in a cross from the left, which was solely palmed into the Frenchman’s path as he made no mistake with the free ball.
Giroud was solely on the pitch having changed Tammy Abraham early on, who hobbled off with an early harm following a agency problem by Lascelles.
However Werner, 24, shall be massively relieved, having needed to wait a very long time to internet within the league as you’ll be able to see from the stats under.
Timo Werner’s dry spell
Makes an attempt: 31
The win takes Thomas Tuchel’s males to fourth spot as they leapfrogged each West Ham and Liverpool within the desk.
West Ham briefly held the ultimate Champions League spot having obtained the higher of Sheffield United earlier on Monday.