Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has hailed Chelsea stars Timo Werner and Kai Havertz after the pulsating 3-3 draw between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge.
Timo Werner scored two goals and assisted Kai Havertz for Chelsea’s third but despite the blues inability to hold on to the lead, Hasenhuttl believes their best is yet to come.
“I knew the moment would come that he scored his first goal in the Premier League. I hoped it would not be against us,” Hasenhuttl said.
“When you give him space, it’s hard to defend against him. The first goal we made it too easy for him. It’s tough to defend against him. When you are not tight on Timo and Kai Havertz they will kill you.
“But I am really happy that Timo is in England and playing in the Premier League. He’s fantastic for the fans, but it’s good we took a point as otherwise I wouldn’t be so happy for him.”
Timo Werner’s first Premier League goals will give him more confidence, according to Chelsea manager Frank Lampard.
“They are really good individual goals in terms of how he made them for himself,” he said after the game.
“He looked sharp, our combination play in the first half was very sharp. For Timo to get those goals was great for him in terms of getting his confidence on his first Premier League goals. I am sure we will see a lot more from him.”
Lampard and his players will hope to return to winning ways when they face Sevilla in the Champions League on Tuesday.