Besides Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea were also playing their Champions League quarter-final first leg. The Blues traveled to Spain, to Sevilla, to face FC Porto. The Londoners won on the score of two goals to zero and, this Thursday morning, all the English have a name in the mouth: Mason Mount. As his team suffered, the light came from the young Briton. Magnificent oriented control, a cross strike and the opener that showed the way to victory. Thomas Tuchel was also not mistaken.
” The first goal was very important for us, because it came at a time after which we had suffered a lot, that the team was too tense, we were not precise enough, we lacked rhythm, lacked the freedom to adapt. in positions and our game was a bit static. Mason’s finish was clinical and excellent. He has the quality to do it and doing it in the quarterfinals is a big step for him and a big help for the team. I am very happy with both (from Mount and from Chilwell, editor’s note) “Said the German coach.
Lineker takes his defense
The Kingdom’s media are not left out ” The Chelsea midfielder showed his full range of qualities: good moves, quick thinking and skillful footwork in the Champions League win over Porto “, Write the Guardian. Often mocked on social networks, Mason Mount saw a legend come to defend him after his superb performance.
He’s done it again. Magnificent from @ masonmount_10. What a player.
– Gary Lineker 💙 (@GaryLineker) April 7, 2021
” You still see it, don’t you, on social media? Now social media, as we know, is full of people who know all about football, but the Mount misunderstanding is weird “, Explained Gary Lineker, the former great England defender who also tweeted:” he did it again. Wonderful from Mason Mount. What a player!“. Thomas Tuchel, he, in any case, is delighted to have him with him.
” He is a young player from our academy, a very important player for our team at a young age. I can only repeat that he has the right mindset and attitude in training and matches. He has the right attitude towards success. He has both feet. In the field, he is open and eager to learn. Mason is an important and key player for us and I am happy that he fits into this role at a young age. Good to have it “, Dropped the ex-coach of Paris SG. This morning, Mason Mount z must have woken up with stars in his eyes.