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How Crucial Has Thiago Silva been For Chelsea Until GW5?

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Thiago Silva has been one of the most vital players for Chelsea since he arrive last season. Before his arrival, Chelsea’s defensive issues have been well documented since the time Frank Lampard was their manager. The 37-year-old veteran at his age has been one of the best defenders in the league. Currently, the player has been a part of each Team Of The Week for every game he started.

Chelsea is the reigning UEFA Champions League Champions following their victory against Manchester City last season. Before that season starts, Chelsea had one of the most unreal Transfer Window. They had signed the likes of Thiago Silva, Timo Werner and Kai Havertz during the covid struck the market. Due to this, there was a lot of expectations from the Chelsea board on Frank Lampard. With him not reaching their expectations, he was sacked and Thomas Tuchel was brought in charge.

The rest is history, Chelsea is currently unbeaten in the league. Chelsea and Liverpool have currently tied on equal points as well as goals for and against. After signing Romelu Lukaku this season, Chelsea has truly become an unstoppable force. Chelsea in the previous Game week defeated Tottenham 3-0 in Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium.

How Crucial Has Thiago Silva been For Chelsea Until GW5?, Six Sports
Thiago Silva vs Sadio Mane

Thiago Silva Last Season for Chelsea

Last season Thiago Silva started in 23 games in the league and featuring in 4 Team Of The Week for Chelsea. He went on to score 2 goals from the centre back position while having a pass accuracy of 93%. More impressive is that within the defensive half of the pitch, his passing accuracy was 96%.  He helped the team to achieve 10 clean sheets in the games he was starting. He did average 0.9 tackles while making 1.4 inceptions per 90. While looking at his average heat map, the player mostly featured centrally behind the halfway line. This can also explain how he averaged 3.6 clearances per game

Cruciality of Thiago Silva

This season as stated earlier, Thiago Silva has made in each Team Of the Week of the Premier League in which he started a game. During the match against Liverpool, Thiago Silva played as a sub for 45 minutes. In that game, he made 3 blocks, 5 clearances, 4 interceptions and 2 tackles in 45 minutes. He also won each of his ground duels during the game.

Against Tottenham Hotspur, Thiago Silva scored the first goal for Chelsea. In that game, he made 6 clearances, 3 interceptions and 1 tackle. He also won each of his Aerial Duels in the game(4). Maintaining this decorum he also had a pass accuracy of 85%.

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