Norwich v Chelsea player ratings

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A much-changed Chelsea side were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw in a forgettable FA Cup third-round tie against Norwich. Here’s how we rated each Blues player at Carrow Road.

Willy Caballero: 5

Didn’t have a save to make but was far from convincing. Caballero was shaky in the first half during some threatening moments by the hosts and was lucky to get away with a terrible attempt to punch clear in the second period.

Antonio Rudiger: 6

Solid enough on his return to the side. He gave the ball away cheaply on a couple of occasions, but was strong in the air.

David Luiz: 6

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An unsurprisingly rusty performance by the Brazilian, who was rather predictably booked. His passing brings a new dimension to the side, but he was guilty of dwelling in possession at times. He improved as the game wore on and did well enough.

Gary Cahill: 6

Reliable but unspectacular, Cahill was spot on with his positioning and was the best of Chelsea’s defensive trio.

Davide Zappacosta: 7

One of the few Chelsea players to truly put in a full shift in the first period, defending without alarm and getting forward whenever feasible. He was close to scoring a stunning winner with a dipping injury-time shot.

Tiemoue Bakayoko: 6

Was outfought in the first half, but looked more like the powerful presence he can be after the interval. He still needs to do much more to win a regular place in the side.

Danny Drinkwater: 6

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Part of a disjointed midfield effort, Drinkwater did his defensive work but never really seized control of the match.

Kenedy: 5

Did little to prove he deserves a more regular chance in the first team, with his off-the-ball running too predictable and his passing hit and miss.

Willian: 8

Chelsea’s brightest attacker by a considerable distance, Willian was sharp and inventive but wasted a great chance to open the scoring with a tame finish straight at keeper Angus Gunn following a mazy second-half run.

Pedro: 6

The Spaniard brought plenty of energy and was not far away from scoring with a brilliant first-time hit in the second half, but he struggled to make an impact.

Michy Batshuayi: 5

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Batshuayi had one or two promising moments but his hold-up play was weak and lacking in conviction, albeit in a match where he did not really get a great deal of service.

Alvaro Morata: 6

Had little time to make an impression and regain some confidence after his poor display against Arsenal in midweek.

Charly Musonda: 6

Also had very little time to make an impression after coming on but looked lively, although he did drag one effort off target from 20 yards.