Wolves vs Chelsea
3:00pm Saturday 14th September
Tammy Abraham scored a as Chelsea beat Wolves 5-2 on Saturday, with Fikayo Tomori also netting his first goal for the club.
It was defender Tomori (31) who got the scoring under way using a breathtaking long-range curler until Abraham (34, 41) added two more in the first half.
The 21-year-old scored the next two too, finishing his hat-trick in the 54th minute prior to committing Wolves a lifeline using a unfortunate own-goal (69). Patrick Cutrone added another to the hosts together with five minutes to play, but Mason Mount (90+6) was the final word as he slotted home together with the final kick of the game.
It was the Premier League win of the season for Frank Lampard – sending Chelsea – while liberally remain winless in the league ahead of the Europa League group stage opener on Thursday.
The opening half an hour was a muted affair, and there wasn’t a shot on goal until Tomori opener in the 31st minute.
Near the top of the area, Jonny’s tried clearance discovered the defender after a poor corner routine from Chelsea, also he pinged a fantastic effort into the far corner for his original Blues goal.
Three minutes later, also Abraham doubled the lead. Tomori was involved as he’d fed Mount within the area, with the latter going down after contact from Conor Coady. While players and the crowd called to get a penalty, the ball fell to Abraham who took a bit before hitting house.
The 21-year-old subsequently nabbed another double – his third in games – at the 41st minute as he continues to unwind in the Premier League.
Before viewing Abraham in the center a Jesus Vallejo clearance collected at the very top corner. Since the ball has been delivered, the striker nipped in front of his defender Coady to head home the third of Chelsea largest.
It took two minutes of the second half to Abraham to complete his hat-trick. A beautiful move was gathered by him from Jorginho under pressure from Coady, before racing on the ball and tricking his way beyond the Wolves captain. After that, it turned into a finish into the far corner because Chelsea made it four days.
Abraham was included all around the pitch and accidentally handed Wolves a method back in the game having a minute own-goal. Romain Saiss headed a Joao Moutinho corner towards the net, which divides the arm of Abraham . Since Chelsea’s possibility of a clean sheet this season came to an end, the ball then slipped through the palms of Kepa Arrizabalaga.
It was almost a grandstand finish when Wolves inserted a second in the 85th minute. It was a target after arriving on in half-time for Cutrone, who awakened, after the shot of Matt Doherty had been saved by Arrizabalaga, as he fired a house.
Nevertheless, it was not sufficient to propel a comeback since the victory was secured by Chelsea with the final kick of the game. It was a pass from Michy Batshuyai that chose Mount out down the leftwith the 10-year-old setting himself before curling a shot to the back of the net and round Vallejo.
Who else? He also scored four goals – three for the group that was ideal – and could have added more for Chelsea since the game went on. Completing in the area and his placement was top class and he is going a very long way to demonstrating that he could be the man for Chelsea through their move ban.
He made a excellent clearances to prevent anglers from scoring picking up a yellow card for a foul and contributed at the back. His purpose there was much that he could have done and was unfortunate, but luckily, it was not completely detrimental to the final result.
Ultimately, Abraham is a man filled with confidence at the moment that’s fantastic for Chelsea, Frank Lampard and England. When the October internationals come around, Certainly he can not be ignored by Gareth Southgate.
Both teams obtain their campaigns under way this week. Wolves host Braga in their initial Europa League group match on Thursday (8pm kick-off) before traveling to Crystal Palace next Sunday in the Premier League.
Chelsea are also at home in their Champions League opener from Valencia (8pm kick-off) on Tuesday before welcoming Liverpool into Stamford Bridge on Sunday 22 September, live on Sky Sports (4.30pm kick-off).