Former Liverpool and England striker Michael Owen has praised Chelsea midfielder Enzo Fernández for his impressive performance in the Blues’ recent draw against Liverpool. Owen also provided his verdict on Liverpool’s performance in the game.
Enzo Fernández joined Chelsea in the January transfer window from Benfica for a whopping 105 million pounds. Since joining Chelsea, he has started every game for them and has become a key player for the club. On 5 April, Wednesday Chelsea drew against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge and Enzo Fernandez was one of the only shining lights from an otherwise poor performance by the team. The midfielder put in an impressive display, showing composure on the ball and an ability to create chances for his teammates.
Speaking after the game, Michael Owen hailed Fernández’s performance. He stated that the midfielder looked like a seasoned professional. Owen also highlighted the impact that Fernández could have on the Chelsea team moving forward. He went on to praise his vision and technical ability.
Owen’s verdict on Liverpool
Owen also provided his verdict on Liverpool’s performance in the game. He stated that the Reds did not play with their usual intensity and failed to create enough clear-cut chances. He went on to say that Klopp’s team have struggled a lot this season. And it will be difficult for them to get top 4 this season if they keep on delivering inconsistent performances like this one.
Lastly, Owen’s verdict on Liverpool’s performance shows that the Reds still have work to do. If they are to maintain their status as one of the top teams in the Premier League, they will have to be more consistent going forward. However, fans will expect liverpool to bounce back in the next games with the talent they’ve got in the team.