Chelsea joined Manchester United in the lead on Saturday night, winning ahead of Aston Villa (3-0), thanks to their Belgian striker.
The Premier League has recovered the two top scorers of the last Serie A and they did not fail to shake the nets this Saturday. After the resounding return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Old Trafford, for the victory of Manchester United in front of Newcastle (4-1), a certain Romelu Lukaku answered him by also registering a double with Chelsea against Aston Villa (3-0).
The Belgian dragster, successful in the international window (3 goals in 2 matches), first opened the scoring with a magnificent opening of Mateo Kovacic (15th). The Croatian midfielder himself doubled the bet at the start of the second half (49th), on a huge opponent’s error.
A final counter-attack, in added time, led by César Azpilicueta, allowed Lukaku to score his 3rd goal of the season with the CFC (93rd). These Villans by Danny Ings never existed …
Thomas Tuchel’s Blues, with Edouard Mendy, Thiago Silva but also Saul Niguez for his English debut, join the Red Devils at the top of the Premier League with 10 points (but a good goal difference for a month). They will have a lot to face Tottenham in a week.
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