Reece James could have scored a hattrick if he took the penalty instead of Jorginho.
Chelsea ace clears the reason why Reece James did not take a penalty against Newcastle. According to ESPN (h/t Metro), Jorginho opened up on penalty kick he didn’t leave for Reece James against Newcastle. He said he didn’t ask for it. Had he done so, Jorginho would let him take it.
Chelsea scored three goals at St. James’ Park and Reece James was in top form. The Chelsea right-back scored a brace in the last game and took his goal tally to four this season.
The Blues strengthened their top position in Premier League. The Chelsea right-back scored a brace taking his goal tally to four for this season. Reece James could have scored a hattrick if he took the penalty instead of Jorginho.
In the 80th minute, Kai Havertz was fouled inside the opponent’s penalty box and it allowed Tuchel’s side to take a penalty kick. Jorginho said on it, “If he had asked, we would have had a conversation, but he didn’t. He came over to support me.”
“He’s amazing with both feet, so he opened the game for us, and it was great; it was a beautiful goal.”
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