Thierry Henry and Jamie Carragher agree on why Man Metropolis dominated against Chelsea
Manchester Metropolis’s defensive display masks against Chelsea has been hailed by pundits on Sky Sports actions’ Monday Evening Soccer display masks.
Jamie Carragher and Thierry Henry heaped praise on Pep Guardiola’s facet, who restricted Chelsea to 5 shots on fair and didn't take a look at Ederson throughout the 90 minutes in purchase over title opponents.
Irrespective of being the away facet, Metropolis dominated with 59 per cent possession and broken-down Liverpool defender Carragher acknowledged this wasn’t a snatch and recall at Stamford Bridge.
While there used to be one fair in it, attributable to the nature of every team’s defence, the upper team won according to the 43-yr-susceptible.
Carragher acknowledged: “Right here is used to be a defensive masterclass and we always attribute that to Jose Mourinho, sitting relief and you gash it 1-0, they haven’t nicked it 1-0, they battered Chelsea on their very hold patch.
"Every defences were on high but I cherished this games, Chelsea defending deep on narrative of they esteem that but Pep’s team defending from the front, pressing excessive.”
Henry added that he used to be let down by Thomas Tuchel’s gameplan and that on the day, Guardiola outclassed his reverse quantity.
The Blues never bought into any rhythm, barely having a second on the ball and were pressed into errors all game.
The tactics on display masks were that of a Guardiola facet at their peak despite it being completely a few games into the season and the broken-down Arsenal striker says the Metropolis boss ragged what he learnt from regarded as one of many ideal footballing minds to ever play and manage in Johan Cruyff.
Henry acknowledged: “On and off the ball they dominated Chelsea, I used to be a bit disappointed with how Tuchel pronounce up the team. The vogue they done used to be merely illustrious, tactically they took the ball faraway from Chelsea.
"Pep bought it from Cruyff the most practical doubtless formulation to defend is to trust the ball, wait on it, be sure they don’t trust it and they did it so effectively.”
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