Werner: “More assists than goals? That’s fine with me”

Chelsea striker Timo Werner had fun presenting more assists than goals.

Chelsea striker Timo Werner has insisted he doesn’t mind having more assists than goals on his tally as his squad keep winning games.

The Germany international offered the lone-goal assist against Manchester City on Saturday, when his precise serve found Hakim Ziyech in the middle of the second half and allowed his team to win 1-0 in the FA semi-finals. Cup.

Werner has been criticized for his lack of efficiency in his debut season at Chelsea. However, his meager record in terms of achievements contrasts with that of assists in 2020-2021.

“It’s the individual class that makes the difference”

Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live after the match, Werner said: “I had more assists than goals which is unusual for me. As long as it helps the team, I’m fine with it. It was good to deliver a good ball for Hakim.”

Regarding the game itself, the former Leipzig player said: “I think England’s two best teams at the moment have faced each other. It was a balanced game. We won because we acted well on the counterattacks and got a goal. very well defended, like in previous games. I think we can say that the best team won. In these types of games it is very important to have good tactics, but at the end of the day that is the individual class that decides the fate of the match. That’s why we won the match “.

After arriving from Germany, Werner had an encouraging start in the English capital, scoring eight times in his first 12 appearances. This strong start was followed by a long period of drought, however, as he has scored only twice since early November. Werner has managed to put himself at the service of teammates throughout the season, as his assist on Saturday was his 12th of the campaign.

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