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Saturday, August 14, 2021

CHELSEA star Trevoh Chalobah scored a stunning goal for the Blues in their 3-0 Premier League win against Crystal Palace.

  Chelsea 3 Crystal Palace 0 Trevoh Chalobah scored a wondergoal on his Premier League debut as Chelsea cantered to a 3-0 victory at a packe...

 

Chelsea 3 Crystal Palace 0 Trevoh Chalobah scored a wondergoal on his Premier League debut as Chelsea cantered to a 3-0 victory at a packed and vibrant Stamford Bridge. Marcos Alonso’s exquisite free-kick and Christian Pulisic’s simple strike earned the Blues a deserved half-time lead in their opening league match.



The midfielder, making his Premier League debut, scored his first goal for the West London club after spending three seasons out on loan. Chalobah, who is the younger brother of ex-Chelsea star Nathaniel, was hugged by his team-mates as they congratulated the talented youngster The result never looked in doubt despite a cagey start against Patrick Vieira’s Palace.But from the moment the excellent Alonso curled in the opener from 25 yards, it just seemed a matter of how many goals Thomas Tuchel’s European champions would manage.


And 22-year-old academy product Chalobah smashed in a glorious third into the bottom corner from 25 yards after striding forward from centre-half . The result never looked in doubt despite a cagey start against Patrick Vieira’s Palace. But from the moment the excellent Alonso curled in the opener from 25 yards, it just seemed a matter of how many goals Thomas Tuchel’s European champions would manage.


American winger Pulisic made it 2-0 with a simple tap-in on the follow-up after keeper Vicente Guaita spilled a Cesar Azpilicueta cross. Alonso, in combination with Pulisic, had provided the main attacking threat from the left, while Palace did not manage a single noteworthy attempt and barely got in the Blues half.


Pulisic had the best early chance, but his header from left wing-back Alonso’s cross was easily saved by Guaita. But chances were limited until Alonso’s sublime set-piece and Pulisic’s strike ensured a half-time lead. Timo Werner almost made it 3-0 just before the interval but his shot went just wide of the near post.

Subs not used: Kepa, Thiago Silva, Abraham, Zouma, Hudson-Odoi, Chilwell.

 Chalobah made it  league debut to cherish and Chelsea had almost no trouble seeing out the win and could easily have added to their lead.

 Chelsea: Mendy, Chalobah, Christensen, Rudiger, Azpilicueta [James 67], Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso [Emerson 86], Pulisic [Havertz 82], Mount, Werner.

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