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Denis Zakaria debut Against Dinom Zagreb

Denis Lemi Zakaria Lako Lado is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Premier League club Chelsea, on loan from Juventus, and the Switzerland national team.

Denis Zakaria was brought in the club by former manager Tomas Tuchel and he has been on bench since he joined the bride of London The Blues under the management of Graham Potter.

Yesterday he was featured in the first appearance against the Dinom Zagreb champion league and he showed so amazing work by scoring the winning goal and his first goal at Chelsea, 8.4 km distance covered, 39/40 passes (98%), 2/3 long balls, 1 chance created, 5 passes into final third, 2 interceptions, 7 ball recoveries and 50% ground duels won

Former Chelsea player Joe Cole reacted on his debut. He said 'I thought he was excellent, I thought he got round the pitch, he was the one your eyes went to because it was his first game,' Cole said.

'I think he was the perfect partner for Jorginho. While Jorginho provided a bit of experience in there next to him, he was getting around putting his foot in and to get a goal would have been a bonus.'

Cole added that Zakaria now provided a much-needed alternative option for Chelsea in midfield with N'Golo Kante out for an extended period.

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