EPL: Why I took Chelsea’s penalty in 1-1 draw against Southampton – Mason Mount
Chelsea star, Mason Mount, has revealed why he took the penalty in his aspect’s 1-1 draw in opposition to Southampton within the Premier League on Saturday.
Mount’s penalty and Takumi Minamino’s strike ensured each Chelsea and Southampton shared a degree every at St Mary’s.
Jorginho has been a daily penalty-taker for the Blues, however the Italy worldwide was off the pitch, whereas Tammy Abraham, who was forward of Mount in Chelsea’s queue of penalty-takers, was changed at half-time.
However Mount is now saying that he took the penalty throughout Chelsea’s conflict with Southampton on supervisor, Thomas Tuchel’s recommendation.
“Tammy was really taking the primary one however clearly he went off at half-time, so it was both me or Timo [Werner],” Mount instructed Chelsea’s official web site.
The supervisor mentioned it must be whoever feels assured on the pitch, so I simply stepped up. I missed my final one at Tottenham within the Carabao Cup, so I wished to make it proper,, and I used to be assured in scoring as properly.
“I’ve mentioned earlier than that it does imply a little bit bit extra to me [to score against Southampton],, and I scored right here final season as properly, so it’s a pleasant floor for me to play at.
“However a very powerful factor is to get the three factors,, and we didn’t handle to do this,, so it’s clearly a disappointment.”
Chelsea’s subsequent match is in opposition to Atletico Madrid within the Champions League on Tuesday.