:large_blue_circle: Brilliant transitions both from defence to attack and from attack to defence! N'Golo Kanté takes the prize after another big semi-final display #UCLPOTM ' #UCL pic.twitter.com/wuMcwR9QqY- UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) May 5, 2021
The diminutive Frenchman, who was fasting, delivered one of his best performances in a Chelsea shirt, absolutely dominating the engine room of the pitch.
He controlled the midfield, negating the threat of Luka Modric and Toni Kroos - breaking up play and setting up attacks in a heroic performance.
Kante played a big role in his side's first goal as Timo Werner headed home from close range to open the scoring at Stamford Bridge.
He continued to orchestrate proceedings in the middle of the park and showed off his blistering pace late on, catching up with Werner in a sublime counter-attack.
His outing is even more impressive when you consider that he's observing Ramadan. What a player.
And let's not forget that Ngolo Kanté is fasting for Ramadan. And still puts another incredible performance tonight! What a player. "The gift", like Thomas Tuchel calls him. pic.twitter.com/ujIUbb4NEl- Julien Laurens (@LaurensJulien) May 5, 2021
n'golo kante is doing all this while fasting?!?!?!?!?!- Aaron West (@oeste) May 5, 2021
THAT BOY DIFFERENT
Fasting Kante with back to back MOTM awards in a CL semifinal tie:sob:- Lidocaine :high_brightness: (@trending_medic) May 5, 2021
Kantè was fasting and still managed to send Madrid's entire midfield into retirement :joy::joy::joy:- Adam (@CFCMethod) May 5, 2021
A magnificent talent who was mobbed by Chelsea fans following the game on Wednesday.
He left the ground in his Mini Cooper with fans showing him love in brilliant scenes.
N'Golo Kante, after producing a man-of-the-man performance to help Chelsea reach the Champions League final, leaves Stamford Bridge in a Mini.- Adam Newson (@AdamNewson) May 5, 2021
What. A. Guy. pic.twitter.com/4vXldvKFF4
Take a bow, N'Golo.
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