Cesc Fabregas singles out Chelsea star Mason Mount for performance against Watford - football

Cesc Fabregas singles out Chelsea star Mason Mount for performance against Watford



The west London club secured an important win (Pictures: PUMA / Instagram / Getty)

Former Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has highlighted the important role Mason Mount played in his old club?s win over Watford ? even though the midfielder himself was surprised he was named Man of the Match.

The west London club slipped up in their last outing against West Ham but responded emphatically with a 3-0 victory on Saturday that sees them reclaim fourth place in the table as they fight for Champions League qualification.

Just before the half-hour mark, Chelsea opened the scoring as Mount fizzed a pass into Ross Barkley, who played in Olivier Giroud to fire a fine finish into the far corner.

Mount played a deeper, playmaking role against Watford on Saturday night (Picture: Getty)
The lively Christian Pulisic was bundled over inside the box shortly before half-time, with Willian converting the spot-kick, and Barkley wrapped up all three points late on with a thunderous finish.

Mount was handed the champagne for his performance though wasn?t entirely sure he deserved it, but Fabregas was in no doubt about how crucial the young midfielder?s creativity was to securing the win and providing the spark Chelsea needed.

?It?s all Mason Mount here,? tweeted the Monaco midfielder. ?The pass between the lines made all the difference for that goal.?

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source: metro-watford
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