Chelsea prevailed in the Europa League night thanks to their 5-0 win against Dynamo Kiev in Ukraine. This gave Maurizio Sarri’s men an 8-0 aggregate win as they have won 3-0 at home (Stamford Bridge).
Is an impressive one for Chelsea that rested some key players ahead of this weekend Premier League match.
With the 5-0 defeat of Dynamo Kiev at home, we evaluate the match statistics as regard to the game.
Shots on target
2 (Dynamo Kiev) (Chelsea) 8
Chelsea was dominant here as shown from the statistics above.
It’s obvious as Chelsea was by far the better team on the night despite playing without star player Eden Hazard who was probably rested ahead of the weekend engagement is (against) Everton.
This got the blues hit the back of the net five times to seal a comfortable 0-5 win on the road.
Shots off Target
2(Dynamo Kiev) (Chelsea) 5
The home side had 2 shots off target as compared to the visitors 5 shots off target. The Blues were dominant (superb display) going forward as Willian and Callum Hudson Odoi impressed for Chelsea in the attack in the company of French forward Oliver Giroud who scored a hat-trick in the process (a brace before half time).
This leaves the host (Dynamo Kiev) with no option than to improve ahead of next season competition.
39 (Dynamo Kiev) (Chelsea) 61
The match possession says it all as the match was relatively one-sided for much of the contest. Chelsea’s bossed match proceedings for the entire duration due to their superior quality in the midfield.
The trio of Mateo Kovacic, N’golo Kante, and Loftus-Cheek produced the goods in the middle of the park as the host found it hard to get onto the ball. This limited Kiev with only 39% of the ball in the game.
3(Dynamo Kiev) (Chelsea) 7)
Chelsea’s threat going forward was menacing especially with the moves of Callum- Hudson- Odoi as the youngster’s performance lighted up the game for the Blues. This forced the home side into several panic moment as they conceded 7 corner kicks as compared to the 3 corners they (Kiev) had with the game.
6(Dynamo Kiev) (Chelsea) 1
The match recorded about 7 offsides in the 90 minutes duration.
This was evident as the home side were caught in offside position 6 times.
This was due to Dynamo Kiev’s attempt to match the visitors’ (find the breakthrough) who was gaining ascendancy over them on the pitch.
12 (Dynamo Kiev) (Chelsea) 8
It was a competitive (contest) from the physical point of view as the match recorded a total of (12+8) = 20 fouls.
Dynamo Kiev had 12 fouls as they sought to sniffle the ball away from the dominant Chelsea side who was in control of the game thus making only 8 fouls in the full match.