He was by far the most experienced player Blues boss Jose Mourinho selected to play against his former club Porto, in last night’s 2-1 Champions League loss in Portugal, but you would not have known it by the stats.
The out of form Serbian international struggled to contain Yacine Brahimi and Vincent Pate Aboubakar with his performance now having Chelsea fans calling for him to be benched.
The 31-year-old right-back has been caught out on several occasions already this summer and while Mourinho keeps selecting him to play he in turn shows us reasons as to why his playing days at Stamford Bridge may now be coming to an end along with fellow veteran defender John Terry.
Have a look at the stats below, and as we all know figures don’t lie.
Branislav Ivanovic's game by numbers vs Porto: 10 misplaced passes 10 tackles attempted 1 tackle won 0 aerial duels won 0 crosses completed
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