Tammy Abraham added a 3rd for the Blues.
Timo Werner showed his penalty expertise with a spot- kick double as Chelsea secured a 3-0 Champions League success over 10-man Rennes at Stamford Bridge.
Werner undoubtedly sealed leading penalty billing with the Blues by blasting two ideal spot-kicks, with former regular taker Jorginho viewing on as captain on the night.
Tammy Abraham snapped home Reece James’ cross for his first goal in 8 games, as Edouard Mendy secured a 6th succeeding Chelsea tidy sheet, locking out his former club.
Rennes defender Dalbert yielded both penalties to wind up dispatched prior to half- time.
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Where the first penalty was cast iron, the second was fiercely contested.
Dalbert had no grievances after overthrowing Werner for the first spot- kick.
However his block on Abraham’s shot deflected onto his raised arm, which resulted in the second penalty– however only after a Video Assistant Referee intervention.
German referee Felix Zwayer granted the objected to penalty after a check out to the pitchside display, and after that dispatched Dalbert for a second scheduling for good procedure.
Timo Werner had no problems from the penalty spot (Ben Stansall/PA)
Jorginho’s second missed out on penalty of the season in Krasnodar handed Werner his possibility to step up on spot-kicks
3 from 3 and all in emphatic style now leaves the nerveless 24-year-old German at the front of Chelsea’s dead-ball tasks.
Werner now also boasts 7 goals in his 11 Chelsea trips, following his ₤ 53million summer switch from RB Leipzig.
Kurt Zouma left without penalty when Nayef Aguerd’s header struck his arm at the top of the night, with the Blues defender’s arm down by his side.
There was no argument about Chelsea’s first penalty however, with Werner fooling Dalbert into dropping him in the box.
Dalbert was dispatched for Rennes (Neil Hall/PA)
The striker stepped up and coolly slotted home, to press Chelsea into the lead just 10 minutes in.
Benjamin Bourigeaud whipped a free-kick throughout the face of the Chelsea goal that Mendy was eased to watch skid to safety, after Hakim Ziyech dedicated a portion play foul for a yellow card.
Chelsea pressed rapidly back onto the attack, and this time the disagreements were everywhere as Dalbert was punished for handball through a VAR review.
Abraham’s shot ricocheted off Dalbert’s legs and onto his raised arm, and at first both sides believed the problem had actually passed.
That is an amazing penalty decision entering @ChelseaFC’s favour from the referee after examining the display. Ridiculous.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) November 4, 2020
However then referee Zwayer was contacted us to the pitchside display, and whatever altered.
First the official granted the penalty, and after that he dismissed Dalbert for a second yellow card.
Fury raved on the Rennes bench with anguished sobs calling out around the empty Stamford Bridge.
On The Other Hand, Werner stepped up and gunned another ideal penalty into the top corner to make it 2-0.
Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy kept his 6th successive tidy sheet (Ben Stansall/PA)
Ziyech blazed over the bar to start the second half prior to Chelsea even more validated control.
James’ great low cross asked for a near-post finish and Abraham provided in some style, flicking home to extend the hosts’ lead.
Replacement Olivier Giroud must have added a 4th after Ziyech’s neat through-ball, only for the goalkeeper to palm to safety.
Chelsea cruised home however still required Mendy to pull off a wise save from Clement Grenier, to maintain his newest tidy sheet.