Chelsea star singled out for special praise during Lille clash
One Chelsea star has been singled out for special praise during the Blues’ current outing. Chelsea are currently locked in Champions League action with Lille.
The Blues are facing off with the French outfit at Stamford Bridge in the first of two Round of 16 ties.
Chelsea headed into the game in pretty mixed form, but are facing a Lille side currently languishing in midtable in Ligue 1.
So, a Chelsea win on the day was to be expected and, so far, that looks set to happen.
The home outfit have dominated proceedings at the time of writing and are currently leading 1-0.
Kai Havertz, who came into the XI for Romelu Lukaku, headed Chelsea into the lead after just seven minutes.
Thiago Silva praised
And though it was Havertz who opened the scoring, another Chelsea player has been receiving special praise online.
That man is Thiago Silva who, despite being 37, is continuing to perform at the highest level for the Blues.
Just some of the reaction to Silva’s superb showing vs Lille can be seen below:
Thiago Silva is honestly so good
— 🏴 (@okayokay12321) February 22, 2022
Silva being this good at 37 doesn’t make sense
— Masickaaa- (@Masickaaa_) February 22, 2022
Thiago Silva still in his prime man
— Dendrjx 🥷 (@dendrjx) February 22, 2022
Thiago Silva is proper defender
— MTHO 🦅 (@ngwane_06) February 22, 2022
Thiago Silva is truly incredible man #CHELOSC
— Brizzle (@CFCBrizzle) February 22, 2022
Thiago Silva at 37 still one of the best cbs in the world mental
— Alex (@alexgrg9) February 22, 2022
Thiago Silva at age 37 is still one of the best CBs in the prem, he doesn’t get enough credit really
— STE (@ste_1878) February 22, 2022
Thiago silva is easily the best Cb in the league
— jamie (@CCFCJAMIE19) February 22, 2022
Silva! Best signing since hazard
— Big ‘Yila (@SHeyilaSnr) February 22, 2022