Chelsea's poor play in the first half resulted in a 3-0 halftime deficit to Manchester City. Riyad Mahrez, Phil Foden, and Julian Alvarez scored for the Citizens to give them a lead they would need to take into halftime.
Here are Chelsea's three worst performers in the first half as they were dominated by Manchester City's energetic squad.
Havertz, Kai, for 1.
Chelsea's first-half effort against Manchester City was severely hindered by the German international's poor play. The German international was not only very dull and lethargic in the attacking third, but he also gave away a penalty in Chelsea's 18-yard box, which Manchester City converted for their second goal of the game.
Room 2 of the Lewis Building.
Chelsea's performance on both offense and defense against Manchester City was severely hindered by the English international, who was virtually invisible in the first half. His lackadaisical play in the first half against the Citizens was a major factor in Chelsea's lackluster showing.
Third, Kalidou Koulibaly.
In Chelsea's first half against Man City, the Senegalese International appeared wobbly and uneasy in Chelsea's defensive line. The 31-year-old was unable to help Chelsea in defense as he also played poorly in the first half.
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