Chelsea started the game against Wolverhampton Wanderers has the stronger side by dominating the ball possession. Before halftime, Kai Havertz gave Graham Potter’s side the lead. In the second half, Pulisic and Broja scored.
Well, note that several fans have been talking about Diego Costa’s return to Stamford Bridge, Gallagher’s display, Havertz’s header, Graham Potter’s decision to rest some players, Azpilicueta’s performance, and Marc Cucurella’s display, but this article will Center on why Diego Costa’s overall display against Chelsea suggests he’s no more the player he was many years ago. Take a look!
Photo: Chelsea VS Wolverhampton Wanderers || Twitter
1. Diego Costa Wasn’t Sharp Against His Former Team.
Photo: Diego Costa || Twitter
The 34-year-old striker lost possession severally against Chelsea. In the first half, Diego Costa touched the ball only 9 times and failed to cause problems for Chalobah and Koulibaly. Also, the former Chelsea player lacked the pace to press the opponents, which was one of the f his greatest flaws. Recall that the experienced striker, was known for bullying defenders many years ago, but that’s no longer the case for Costa. The 34-year-old striker was easily outpaced and outmuscled the Chelsea players. Hence, his overall display on his return to Stamford Bridge suggests Diego Costa is no longer the player he was many years ago.