27 May 2024
Werner's finishing is the worst in Europe 0

Werner's finishing is the worst in Europe 0

The missed goal in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final against Real on April 27 was the 21st best opportunity that Timo Werner squandered at Chelsea this season.

At close range and completely unmarked, Werner still couldn’t score.

In the 10th minute, after Chelsea’s quick counterattack, the ball was stuffed into the penalty area by Mason Mount for Christian Pulisic to head in for Werner.

In the Champions League alone, Werner has appeared on the field in nine of Chelsea’s 10 matches since the beginning of the season, but squandered three good opportunities, failing to score any goals from live ball situations.

In all competitions this season, Werner has missed 21 good opportunities.

Missed the most opportunities* counting the 5 biggest European national championships + Champions League and Europa League

Player

Miss

Scored

Duvan Zapata

28

13

Cristiano Ronaldo

28

22

Robert Lewandowski

23

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Karim Benzema

23

18

Erling Haaland

22

30

Mohamed Salah

21

18

Timo Werner

21

8

Patrick Bamford

21

7

`Timo just missed a good chance against West Ham, and now he’s wasted another chance like that. It’s true that this is not good, but it’s also not good to keep crying or regretting forever,`

But former Man Utd midfielder Rio Ferdinand, on BT Sports’ live commentary program, criticized Tuchel for favoring Werner too much.

Werner's finishing is the worst in Europe

Werner is still rated 6.8 points by Whoscored – fifth best among Chelsea players, but his failure to eat at the beginning of the match caused him to attract a storm of criticism.

On social networks, countless criticisms were directed at Werner.

Another fan had a bad feeling: `Timo Werner could be the reason why we can’t win the Champions League this season. I can’t explain why he keeps failing week after week. Before West

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