'No excuses' - Chelsea's Kai Havertz reflects on form and Leeds United draw

CHELSEA forward Kai Havertz admits he squandered good chances in Saturday's draw at Leeds United but says there are no excuses not to excel.

Monday, 15th March 2021, 11:21 am
Updated Monday, 15th March 2021, 11:24 am

Havertz led the Blues line in Saturday's Premier League clash at Elland Road which ended in a goalless draw as Leeds stood firm faced with 15 Chelsea shots on goal, eight of which were on target.

Leeds also had chances to take all three points but Chelsea's best opportunities fell to Havertz who had four shots at goal, all of which were saved by Whites stopper Ilan Meslier.

“We don’t score enough goals,” said Havertz, speaking to The Mirror.

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KEPT OUT: Chelsea forward Kai Havertz, left, pictured being closed down by Leeds United's Diego Llorente in Saturday's goalless draw at Elland Road. Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images.

“We get good chances, but we’re not clinical enough in front of the goal.

“We had good chances against Leeds, I had two chances myself.

“We have to keep working hard and make it better next time.”

Reflecting on his own form, Haverrtz said: "Corona is now over, I feel good.

"I had a little injury in the past few weeks, but it’s now time to play good.

"I have to improve my game. It’s not been easy for me, but there are no excuses.

“I just have to keep on working and hopefully there will be a big turnaround soon, but I will give it my best."

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Thank you Laura Collins