Chelsea was unable to break through against Bournemouth and had to settle for a draw upon their return to Premier League action.
Robert Sanchez – Impressed with a crucial save in the 18th minute and delivered a solid performance with both his hands and feet, including a fantastic stop from Dominik Solanke’s 80th-minute attempt through Axel Disasi’s legs. Rating: 8.
Malo Gusto – Maintained his defensive consistency in Reece James’ absence but had a moment of vulnerability when he lost Dango. His delivery, however, left room for improvement. Rating: 5.
Axel Disasi – Started the game well but nearly caused Chelsea trouble with a poor pass to Sanchez early in the second half. Rating: 5.
Thiago Silva – Controlled the game from the back, showcasing impressive passing and involvement in Chelsea’s build-up play. Rating: 6.
Levi Colwill – Had a goal ruled out for offside and posed a threat in the opposition area in the second half after being given more freedom to attack. Rating: 6.
Lesley Ugochukwu – Started strongly in challenging conditions, providing a solid presence at the base of midfield. Rating: 6.
Conor Gallagher – Played a vital role in Chelsea’s midfield during the first half, finding space effectively and creating chances. Rating: 7.
Enzo Fernandez – Demonstrated quality touches but struggled to maintain involvement in Chelsea’s play for extended periods. Rating: 5.
Raheem Sterling – Received an early yellow card for a poor tackle but remained a direct threat on the right flank. Rating: 6.
Mykhailo Mudryk – Made a promising start in Chelsea’s attacking play but faded as the first half progressed. Showed flashes of potential before being substituted after the hour mark. Rating: 6.
Nicolas Jackson – Displayed some promising combinations with Mudryk but lacked a consistent threat throughout the match. Rating: 5.
Cole Palmer – Entered the game on the right side and demonstrated his ability to move across the pitch to find the ball. Showed promise with some moments. Rating: 6.
Ben Chilwell – Contributed with a cross to Jackson shortly after coming on and featured on the left side of defense for the first time this season. Rating: 6.
Ian Maatsen – Injected pace into Chelsea’s attack and had a close-range shot blocked. Rating: 6.