#sports activities Chelsea’s Mason Mount blasted by Frank Leboeuf for ‘disappearing’ in shock defeat at Dinamo Zagreb
‘We by no means discuss that man as a result of he is the little boy from Chelsea!’: Frank Leboeuf BLASTS Mason Mount for ‘disappearing’ in shock defeat at Dinamo Zagreb as livid ex-Blues defender rips into former facet’s ‘appalling’ efficiency
- Chelsea’s Champions League marketing campaign started with a 1-0 loss to Dinamo Zagreb
- Mason Mount has but to contribute a objective or help for Blues this season
- Frank Leboeuf blasted his efficiency and mentioned he’s not concerned sufficient
- The ex-defender additionally hit out at an ‘appalling’ show in opposition to ‘very common’ facet
Former Chelsea defender Frank Leboeuf has slammed Mason Mount, insisting the midfielder ‘disappeared’ in their defeat by Dinamo Zagreb.
The Blues’ Champions League marketing campaign acquired off to the worst potential begin on Tuesday, with Mislav Orsic’s first-half strike condemning the Blues to defeat in Croatia in what turned out to be Thomas Tuchel’s remaining recreation in cost.
England midfielder Mount was certainly one of many Chelsea gamers off color in Zagreb and has but to contribute a objective or help in seven Blues appearances to date in 2022-23.
Frank Leboeuf has slammed Mason Mount for ‘disappearing’ in Chelsea’s loss to Dinamo Zagreb
And chatting with ESPN in the wake of the defeat, Leboeuf blasted his efficiency and mentioned he’s not concerned sufficient in Chelsea’s play earlier than slamming an ‘appalling’ efficiency in opposition to a ‘very common’ facet.
‘I need to discuss Mason Mount. We by no means discuss that man as a result of he is the little boy from Chelsea,’ the 54-year-old mentioned.
‘But I’m sorry, he disappeared. I need to know the place the man is. He’s a incredible participant, he has all of the expertise, however his involvement into the group is just not sufficient, like several others.
‘That was an appalling efficiency in opposition to a really common group.’
Mislav Orsic’s first-half strike condemned the Blues to a damning defeat in Croatia
Mount spoke to BT Sport after Chelsea’s defeat and admitted each member of Tuchel’s squad should look at themselves.
‘We should be brutally sincere with ourselves, it is not adequate,’ he mentioned. ‘It’s the primary recreation of the Champions League and we have to make a very good begin.
‘We began the sport nicely however we let it slip away and that is occurred over the past couple of video games and that is one thing we have to look at. It’s disappointing.
‘[There was a] lack of focus, too straightforward to provide the objective away and so they make it 1-0. At our stage it’s extremely troublesome to get again into the sport once you’re 1-0 down, particularly in the Champions League.
Leboeuf mentioned Mount is just not concerned in play sufficient in an ‘appalling’ efficiency in Croatia
‘Away from house we have to cope with that higher. It’s a troublesome one. We begin nicely, if we get that first objective the sport is completely completely different and we really feel that we dominate.
‘It’s not adequate, we’re Chelsea. We have to up our requirements, each single participant must look at themselves and can do this.
‘We want to return again in the following recreation with that fireplace, need that we have proven over the previous couple of years to win video games and the performances that we all know we are able to present.’
The Blues have been a powerful defensive unit at the beginning of Tuchel’s tenure, however have stored only one clear sheet in seven matches this season, contributing to the German’s sacking.
They have scored simply eight objectives this season too and Mount admits confidence has consequently suffered.
‘If you are going by way of a troublesome interval it is pure that confidence is not at its highest,’ Mount added.
‘We know we have to maintain working exhausting and get by way of it as a group.’