By - chswrkmn1723
So who’s gonna make a gif of Pulisic dribbling out of trouble in the 38”?
That was slick.
That was some nice skill
Meh. Should have scored. Sell him.
ESPN soccer content is 80% old british dudes just saying "he has to score there" over and over again
The double standards are obvious.
Liverpool misses:. Oh he couldn't get there in time, that's a difficult finish, a little unlucky.
Pulisic misses:. My word how does he miss that?
Meanwhile Lukaku and Marcos Alonso send howlers
Liverpool is the English darlings along along United and Arsenal and Chelsea are like the evil villains. It's been like that since I've been watching hang the premier league in 2010.
Burley and Nicol are awful.
Paramount+ vs ESPN+ for in studio crew is just an unfair competition. Paramount's halftime/post game show is like must-see TV and ESPN is just old British guys complaining for 10 minutes straight.
Right? I love how he was like “pulisic keeps falling over”… proceeds to show highlights of Pulisic not falling
Pulisic falls over plenty each game, but his balance had absolutely no impact on any of the chances he had. Just an absurd take.
Yeah, I noticed that too. Shut the fuck up Craig lol
Some people in the Chelsea sub legitimately want Werner on for Pulisic. He’s literally been involved in every good chance they’ve had this half and easily been the most productive of the front 3. Could he have been more clinical? Absolutely, but the Chelsea sub holds him to an unbelievably high and reactionary standard
If Werner is in, they'll say the opposite. That's just how the sub is. It's toxic on gameday
The Chelsea sub expect Puli to score on every single chance and anything less than Messi-esq production means he’s shit and not good enough. Meanwhile they’ll pull out every excuse in the book for Werner and his “work rate.” It’s tiring
Agreed. No one converts every single chance they get, it’d be a pretty boring sport if that’s how it was
Guys I keep trying to say this. Don’t go to the Chelsea sub lol. Even for the internet, it’s pretty shocking. Shockingly dumb people.
Creed thoughts lol
That’s the problem though. Cheeto-fingered keyboard warriors have no idea what clinical even entails. It’s tough to do. That’s why these guys are pros and it still doesn’t happen on every pass or possession. He’s been playing well.
I mean, we’re def not as bad on this sub, but we do that too…
Rudiger just passed to pulisic that's how you know he's playing well
hahahaha I thought the same exact thing when that happened
Just going to point out, for all the bitching. Chelsea didn’t have a single shot (not on target, but at ALL) in the 20 minutes or so after Pulisic went off. Their attack has all kinds of problems but it’s not him.
as they say, lets go
outside of silva, its same exact 11 as midweek, even kova
and kai havertz must be injured or something since hes not even on the bench
No news I could find. Even the Chelsea sub was caught off guard.
He was a late scratch with an injury. I think a reporter broke that news after the team sheet came out lol
He knows Puli is better so probably just quit the team
Wow the Chelsea match thread is actually brain dead. Blaming the Alonso chance on Puli for a “poorly timed ball”
Fuck that sub
The ball wasn’t a bad one, but there was definitely a better time to play it. Especially with Alonso, let that fucker rip it first time on his left foot lol.
Guys who cares if some Chelsea fans don’t rate him. Just enjoy the game because an American is starting for one of the biggest clubs in the world in a cup final.
Pulisic out here hitting 20 yard through balls to himself going for the hockey assist AND a normal assist. He's playing so good today
Playoff hockey pulisic
Luis Diaz misses wide, he was mightily close. When it’s Pulisic, he needs to do better 😂
Deadass. And Jota's few chances, and everyone else lmao
Literally 0 threat from Chelsea after Pulisic came off
Pulisic has been good. Chances for Chelsea have gone through him and he’s moving very well with and with out the ball. Being able to play centrally and carry possession is when he shines. Love this version of him!
Also, Diaz is so good.
Signing guys for a third of the cost of Man City players and getting double the value. Plays like he can replace Mané or Salah.
It’s crazy. Also crazy how fast he’s made an impact on the team. Liverpool have found a gem.
if chelsea lose this it's on Tuchel. taking off puli (good pen taker and best attacker on the day) for RLC just to sub off RLC 15 min later???
Thought they announced #10 Christian Pulisic subbed off but looks like it was actually Lukaku
Puli having a great game looking very dangerous
3 min into the 2nd half and Pulisic has been Chelsea’s best attacker by far.
One constant when it comes to penalty shootouts even vaguely involving the nation of England is that it will be a Brit who causes his team to lose
Chelsea lost. Personally, they should’ve kept Pulisic on instead of Mount. Pulisic looked extremely dangerous and was by far one of the better players on the field. Regardless of the result, I am very happy with what I saw from him today.
It's games like these where you see Pulisic can be world-class. If he develops that killer instinct in front of goal, he'll elevate himself to that level.
That and if he can regain his speed
Did you just see that?
Pulisic is going to be a beast at the start of next season. Just look at what 2-3 weeks on the bench did for him, he now looks sharper and quicker than he had all season.
Cannot stand the ITV commentators that will shit on everything Pulisic does. Guarantee if you switch his name with Mount they would be gushing about how close he was and dangerous he's looked
Annoying to see the commentator immediately say it was a poor pass. I know he sometimes underhits it, but I thought that was great.
Pulisic played well, most chances went through him and he looked sharp. Yeah he could improve on finishing a bit but overall good game and he’s in good form right now.
Chelsea fans are the worst combination of genuinely clueless about how the sport is played while also being toxic. Being involved and creating chances is somehow problematic to them. Do they realize that not every chance is going to end up in the back of the net? I don't see the same hate for Luis Diaz who looked dangerous in the opening 20 but couldn't convert...
If I’m a Chelsea fan and you told me that Pulisic would outplay or match Diaz today I would take it in a heartbeat
Good cut in by pulisic.
He and Mount have some chemistry
LP vs. Chelsea are just one of those matchups that can be 0-0 but are still great to watch.
Have we reached the point where we can say Tuchel is not a good manager for subs?
Yes. Isn’t Werner actually good at pens too? And he goes with RLC lmao
And then subs him off lol.
i know pulisic was gassed, but if mount is known to be poor at pens and was also eh all game, why not sub him instead?
Im newer to soccer, but I’m really struggling to understand why Chelsea fans and these commentators think that was a bad pass. If Alonso takes a better first touch that’s a goal.
It was a little bit off. Not terrible but he could’ve done better.
Horrible first touch. Ruined that pass.
Man played a through ball to himself, haven't seen that one before
Puli game winner pleaaaaaaaase
This is his third straight year playing in a FA Cup final and second time starting. Pretty impressive for a guy some people label as a bust
I don’t think he ever was a bust.
The echo chamber was just so crazy loud from the demands of sycophants instead of trusting a club and it’s manager to do the job of winning and staying competitive in a difficult league.
It’s been a tough year for Chelsea. Lukaku was a total bust and sanctions cost us rudiger.
I think this was the first year in Pulisics career that he didn’t get hurt significantly (???) so that is a major victory for the #10 of club and country.
Edit: chillwell was hurt all season and James missed a good chunk too. Both were big parts of Chelsea’s attack.
How is he still somehow underrated
Cmon now he is not underrated lmao
Eh he's properly rated. Magician on his day, but he needs more consistency. He hasn't broken the 10 goal barrier in two years, and until h consistently does that again, he will be rated like he currently is.
How dare you have a nuanced opinion on Pulisic?
It’s like a pendulum. Some Americans think he’s the next Messi, so fans counter by deciding he’s not even good enough to play in the Prem. Back and forth.
No Americans think he’s the next Messi. Maybe some who don’t follow soccer at all.
I don’t know anyone who thinks he’s the next messi, at least not on this sub. But i do still see potential that if he can improve he can be even better.
He is in form, and always shows up in big matches. Let’s go!
would have loved to see Puli go for a shot there instead of the cross
It was a very difficult angle
Pulisic has been really good, looks quicker than he’s looked of recent. Maybe should have finished one of his chances but that’s a lot harder of a finish than it looks
He’s pissed with himself
If Chelsea is too stupid to want him, I'm positive that after a performance like this he won't have issues getting a big-time club job. It'd reflect on Chelsea much more than CP.
He is absolutely good enough for Chelsea and top UCL Clubs
Puli misses just left of goal: "He has to do better".
Diaz does exactly the same: "Good effort!"
Watching the BBC coverage, I concur.
And that ass header from Robertson lol 😂
yeah theres some liverpool bias on the coverage unfortunately, jota had one of the worst misses
And the first name that gets mentioned for guys that don't take chances in the postgame is Pulisic. Screw Chelsea and screw these Brits. He was the best player on the pitch for Chelsea and they go straight to "blame the American". It's so predictable and yet so stupid.
mount+pulisic is a vibe
i love watching them play together
Someone take that glue off of Pulisic’s boot
why was puli taken off for RLC of all people lmfao. timo i would kinda understand since puli is tired but even if tuchel's playing for pens puli is so much better than RLC
Chelsea, the Buffalo Bills of the FA Cup.
Painful outcome. He was very good. Tough chances and on average you'd hope for one goal. 3 straight runners up medals will hurt.
Pulisic wouldn't have missed.
Cheeky nut meg pass that could have been a hockey assist
Damn, I just want him to score 😩
that run was insane how did he not lose the ball lmao
That pass to Kante was brilliant
Never mind no buzzer beater...Lebron James is off
Great game. Him and Díaz best 2 players on the pitch today.
Their golden boy mount comes up small in the penalties hahahaha you love to see it.
Pulisic was easily Chelsea’s best player. And a shout out to N’golo mf’n Kante. What a special player.
Not even a question. He’s coming into great form right now. Too bad he didn’t finish one of his chances and Alonso derping his perfect opportunity off his great pass was shitty.
I'm off to chelsea's sub to be toxic as hell about Mount
I expect high levels of douchebaggery, don’t let us down
Oh my goodness what a miss by Mount. Sell him asap (sarcasm)
Lots of misses by all.
Exciting match, though!
Pulisic off. Now I can cheer for Liverpool with a clear conscious.
He was excellent today. Wish he could’ve taken home the cup but it still can’t be overstated how great it feels to have an American play such a major role in so many massive games each year.
Fuck twitter. Pulisic is getting equal blame as Mount and Azpi right now. I'm typically one of the first to call out our boy when he is of primary blame. But this is asinine, he was solid today. I really hate people.
Avoid r/chelseafc. The idiocy from all corners of the globe regarding Pulisic is unreal. Even Americans in that sub have lost the plot.
So much self-hatred. They need therapy, not Reddit. "Please like me please please PLEASE I'm not like other girls".
As always, the best solution is to GET OFF OF TWITTER
The trending page on Twitter is definitely not the right place to get discourse that makes sense or is insightful
The amount of hatred I see in that Chelsea sub is actually disgusting. What a shit fanbase
Is ESPN+ serious with this quality
Halftime now, he's been excellent so far. Good in the buildup and created Chelsea's two biggest chances
Pulisic’s runs into the box have improved a lot this year. How many of those chances has he had here lately.
Please tell me Timo is not coming in for CP
Lukaku hasn’t done much from what I’ve seen so I hope it’s for him
hes gotta be coming on for lukaku
Everyone looks gassed
Pulisic would never
The way people talk about Pulisic is disgusting, how could anyone say he's playing poorly? That world cup game vs England is going to mean so much
If Puli has a good game against England he would be labeled a national terrorist by Chelsea fans lmfao I can’t wait
Alonso should have one touched that to Lukaku. Perfect placement by Pulisic. One-two bang boom. Alonso with one too many touches.
I don’t know if I change much if I’m tuchel with the attack. The chances have been there with the mount lukaku pulisic front just need 1 or 2 finishes (which Werner isn’t typically known for at Chelsea)
Guarantee Pulisic is the highest rated player this half
Idk mount has looked very solid to me also. Them 2 definitely been the standouts in the chances created area though
FWIW Fotmob has him at 6.3, which is tied for 2nd lowest in the team. Jorginho on a 7.1
This is a fun game to watch gotta say. Pulisic is playing great and the game is back and forth
Pulisic is helping shut down delivery to Diaz.
During the break when Salah was injured in the first half, one of Tuchel's assistants was giving Pulisic instructions and now on defense he has shifted over to cover the middle of the pitch and keeping a close mark on Henderson.
Be the hero Pulisic, be the hero 🙏
I want Puli to go 90, but FML if he is the penalty taker that loses it for Chelsea.
But I don't want Liverwurst to win in regulation either.
Edit: Oh, there's extra periods, right? I forgot.
His last 2 PK’s with the USMNT were fantastic. If this goes to pens we have to be optimistic
cant think like that, if this goes to penalties i absolutely want pulisic taking one
hes made clutch PKs before
Nah, I'm with you on that for sure.
I'd love a regulation Chelsea win, b/c I've got a lot of shit to do around the house.
That would be brutal
Pleeeeease don't sub him off.
Dis is where I stop watching
Damn another year another FA cup slipped away from our guy. As a Liverpool fan I will celebrate today tho.
I’m seeing more support for usual for puli on Chelsea sub, so ima assume he played well
Pulisic's dad should win US player of the year.
he's been really involved, which makes it even more frustrating that he's got nothing to show for it other than still being in the game. as a us soccer fan i know those weren't easy shots, but if i were a chelsea fan, i would be frustrated he couldn't get one of those shots on target.
I'm glad it wasn't Pulisic missing. Lol
He would have buried it
I thought the same lmao
Pulisic was Chelsea’s best attacker that half and every single Brit on this ESPN broadcast is shitting on him anyway
He deserves this start! Lets go Christian!
Chelsea going trophy-less in 2022 is funny, but Liverpool having the incredible season they've had and only winning the Carabao Cup would be even funnier
I think Pulisic, Lukaku, and Mount have had less than 5 touches combined in these first 15 minutes
So close there…
Beautiful aggression and pass love it
Probably should have had an assist
Chelsea supporters are deranged.
Lukaku’s first touch is comical
Chelsea doesn't have anyone else to stretch Liverpool's defense, you'd think that would be Pulisic's role, instead he's very central and almost playing as an 8/10. Surrounded by defenders every time he's on the ball
Not sure what Tuchel's going for here, but without that vertical threat Chelsea's attacking threat is severely limited
And Pulisic just rarely looks his best centrally. I just don't get it. He's a winger almost exclusively, there's nothing wrong with that. He could probably play striker against El Salvador and Guam effectively, but not against Liverpool.
Looked good centrally last few times out for Chelsea.
He’s stopped taking defenders one on one on the outside and he can find the open spaces in the midfield
Goddam, Puli just had a beautiful meg that, one pass later, led to a good Lukaku look that he skied.
Best player first half.
Puli plays his best against Liverpool. I remember that equalizer he had a few months ago
Neither team can put a shot on target. Liverpool 17 shots, 2 on target (both very comfortable saves). Chelsea 9 shots, 2 on target.
Lebron James with the buzzer beater game winner :)
Looks like Tommy Tactics doesn’t want the dub. Sad!
Stupid not to let this guy take a PK
Chelsea fans, by and large, are idiots. That ball was released at the perfect time to give Alonso a 1v1 at a good angle. Just took a heavy touch.
Like could he have played Alonso earlier? Sure. But it wasn't a bad chance because Puli held it too long. He set him up with possibly an even better chance and Alonso just took an awful first touch which ruined any hope of a goal. Sometimes there are multiple windows you can play a quality pass, not just one.
Torn as a Liverpool fan.. hope our boy balls out today!!
As a fellow Red what works for me is hoping CP scores a hat-trick in a 4-3 Chelsea loss.
Wonder what kind of mental gymnastics people on this sub will do to drive their narrative of Tuchel not liking him
I bet they think that cross was crap too, huh? Right to Alonso.
Petition to never allow these 2 teams to play in a Cup final again
Wow. Guy is just putting in a fantastic shift in Europe.
I do miss Pulisic’s burst of speed he used to have
I don’t understand this, in what situation of this game has he had room for such a burst?
Just got the game on. How has Puli looked so far
Should have a goal and an assistant. So he’s been involved
An almost assist to go along with the almost goal.
damn poor touch there
Damn. Alonso should have done better there but Pulisic’s pass a bit too much weight on it.
It’s seems like tuchel has told pulisic to man mark Henderson after about the 25 minute
Such a good manager. Absolutely changed the match in Chelsea’s favor when he did
Wow. That set piece was so close.
I’m a chelsea fan but I think Puli needs to go somewhere where he is appreciated, dude has 6 goals 2 assist in 21 games, he doesn’t start or play his natural position and he gets shit lol makes no sense he should just leave this club
HAHAHAHAHA if any of you fucks tell me that Tuchel favors the Germans ever again I will point at Ross Barkley.
Timo needs to get his dad on Twitter, I guess