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Mykhailo Mudryk’s stats in Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Fulham are shocking

Mykhailo Mudryk’s stats in Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Fulham are shocking

Mykhailo Mudryk was the talk of the town following his Premier League debut in a Chelsea uniform.

The Ukrainian, who was acquired from Shakhtar Donetsk for a staggering £88.5 million, came off the bench against Liverpool two weekends ago and looked like a world-beater.

Mudryk terrorized James Milner from the left wing and nearly proved to be the game-winning scorer for Chelsea that day.

Gary Neville wrote on Twitter that he “wouldn’t want to play against him” after the 22-year- old’s incredibly impressive cameo at Anfield, praising the youngster’s performance.

As a result, Chelsea supporters were optimistic about Mudryk’s first Premier League start against Fulham on Friday evening.

Mudryk was under intense pressure to live up to the enormous hype, but he failed spectacularly.

At Stamford Bridge, alongside fellow January acquisition Enzo Fernandez, the lightning-quick forward caused a bit of a stir in front of his new fans.

In the first half, Mudryk appeared, to put it kindly, completely lost on the left flank.

Even when he received the ball, there was no indication of a magical moment.

Fulham right defender Graham Potter decided to substitute Mudryk at halftime because Kenny Tete had the mega-money signing in his grasp.

The bold decision by the Chelsea manager resulted in some rather embarrassing personal statistics for Mudryk, with the number ‘0’ appearing frequently.

Wow. Mudryk will likely have a very successful career in English football, but his debut in the Premier League will live on in infamy.

This weekend, Todd Boehly will not watch his new man’s highlight reel repeatedly…

Video: Mudryk’s highlights from Chelsea 0-0 Fulham

Fulham’s tenacious, well-organized defense was simply too much for Mudryk, and many teams will undoubtedly follow Marco Silva’s blueprint when they travel to Stamford Bridge.

Mudryk, as confirmed by Potter after the game, had been suffering from a severe cold in the days leading up to the match, so one must wonder if it would have been prudent to keep him out of the firing line.

Noni Madueke, who replaced the Ukraine international at halftime, was quite impressive in his Chelsea debut.

Even after he was moved to the right flank following Raheem Sterling’s introduction in the second half, the young Englishman posed a constant threat.

Next weekend, Madueke is likely to start on the road against West Ham United.

Mykhailo Mudryk’s stats in Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Fulham are shocking

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