Is Chelsea No.9 cursed?Disappointing performances of players who have worn it down the years(See list)

To fans of certain clubs, a particular number can be regarded as cursed due to the disappointing performances of players who have worn it down the years. 

The new Chelsea No.9’s missed spot-kick proved to be the difference in Wednesday’s UEFA Super Cup defeat to Liverpool. Is Chelsea No.9 cursed?

2000-04: Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

Before this question, let’s see Chelsea’s No.9 over the past two decades:

Joined from: Atletico Madrid

Chelsea appearances: 177

Chelsea goals: 88

2004-05: Mateja Kezman

Joined from: PSV

Chelsea appearances: 41

Chelsea goals: 7

2005-06: Hernan Crespo

Joined from: Inter

Chelsea appearances: 73

Chelsea goals: 25

2006-07: Khalid Boulahrouz

Joined from: Hamburg

Chelsea appearances: 20

Chelsea goals: 0

2007-08: Steve Sidwell

Joined from: Reading

Chelsea appearances: 25

Chelsea goals: 1

2008-09: Franco Di Santo

Joined from: Audax Italiano

Chelsea appearances: 16

Chelsea goals: 0

2011-14: Fernando Torres

Joined from: Liverpool

Chelsea appearances: 172

Chelsea goals: 45

2015-16: Radamel Falcao

Joined from: Monaco

Chelsea appearances: 12

Chelsea goals: 1

2017-19: Alvaro Morata

Joined from: Real Madrid

Chelsea appearances: 72

Chelsea goals: 24

2019: Gonzalo Higuain

Joined from: Juventus

Chelsea appearances: 15

Chelsea goals: 5

Since 2019: Tammy Abraham

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