Chelsea midfielder Moises Caicedo last night showed exactly what he is all about when coming up against the greatest player of all time.
A tweet from Chelsea Dodgers shows the record signing going in strong on a tackle on Lionel Messi, leaving him in a heap on the ground.
Caicedo’s Ecuador side came up against Enzo Fernandez’s Argentina in a World Cup qualifier that involved both of the most expensive players in Chelsea’s history….CONTINUE READING
The latter came out on top in this battle, with Messi scoring late in the day in a manner so often seen.
It was a strong performance from both Blues last night, with Caicedo seemingly being on a mission to win the ball back on his own.
The two didn’t get into any particularly physical confrontations, which will bring a sigh of relief to fans considering how these games can often go.
Caicedo smashes into Messi
It threatened to reach those levels when the 21-year-old Chelsea man put in a fierce challenge on Messi, with it resulting in a foul.
Caicedo will be hoping the international break can be used for him to return to his best when it is time for club football again.
It has been a mixed start to life at Stamford Bridge for the player brought in for big money late in the window.
He has been directly linked to a couple of the goals the club have conceded in his first three league games.
However, there have been moments where the midfielder has shown exactly what he is about, and there is certainly something for him to build on when he gets back to West London….CONTINUE READING
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