Werner welcomes penalty duties at Chelsea and credit Jorginho for accepting the change
The German ahead fortunately stepped as much as the spot on Wednesday after the Blues handed him the duty
Timo Werner has welcomed the prospect to be Chelsea’s first-choice penalty taker after tucking away two spot-kicks within the membership’s 3-0 win over Rennes within the Champions League.
After Jorginho’s current failure from the spot, Werner was the person to step up for the Blues on Wednesday as they had been awarded two first-half penalties in opposition to their French opponents.
The 24-year-old made no mistake with both try as he confirmed his spot-kick capability and arrange Frank Lampard’s facet for a cushty victory.
Lampard confirmed post-match that Werner had been handed penalty taking duties on the expense of Jorginho and the German worldwide has fortunately embraced the brand new duty.
“Earlier than the sport, the supervisor advised me I used to be on penalties,” Werner advised BT Sport post-match. “I had two as we speak, which is a bit of bit loopy, however I’ll take it. Good targets for a striker, and I hope I can go on like this.
“I believe if you wish to rating 20 or extra targets, then you’ve got a to take a number of penalties within the season. That’s the factor that offers strikers the targets, if you end up on the excessive ranges.
“I’m comfortable Jorgi is cool with that and I believe it’s one other level that speaks for our workforce, now we have no egocentric gamers, and we wish to go in a single route.”
Regardless of enjoying in opposition to 10 males for greater than 45 minutes after Dalbert was controversially despatched off for handball, Chelsea might one rating as soon as from open play as Tammy Abraham discovered the again of the web from shut vary early within the second-half.
Werner conceded the Blues ought to have made extra of their numerical benefit however burdened the outcome itself was reward sufficient.
“I believe we had an excellent recreation as we speak, we performed very nicely. I believe each penalties had been proper, so we go 2-0 within the first-half,” Werner stated.
“We’ve yet one more man on the pitch and we are able to management the sport. In the long run perhaps, we are able to rating a bit extra, however ultimately, we win 3-0 at dwelling and that’s all we needed.
“We wish to win the group and this can be a massive step in the suitable method. We wish to win the subsequent recreation within the Champions League after the worldwide video games after which we are going to go to Seville and attempt to win this recreation as nicely. We wish to go far on this competitors.”
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