Romelu Lukaku became a star when Chelsea hosted Aston Villa in Week 4 of the Premier League , Saturday (11/9/2021) night WIB. In the duel at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea won with a score of 3-0.
Chelsea played solid at the back and sharp up front. Lukaku scored two goals, respectively in the 15th and 90+3 minutes. Another Chelsea goal was scored by Mateo Kovacic in the 49th minute.
For Chelsea, this result continues their slick record at the start of the season. The Blues have now won 10 points from four matches. Chelsea got the same points – also on goal difference – with Manchester United at the top of the standings.
Chelsea only lost productivity goals from United.
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Man of the Match: Romelu Lukaku
Matteo Kovacic played very well in the Chelsea vs Aston Villa duel. Kovacic put in a brilliant through ball for Lukaku’s first goal. Kovacic also scored one goal against Villa in the second half.
However, referring to the official Premier League website, Lukaku got the Man of the Match title. Lukaku got 71.6 percent of the vote from fans, far ahead of Kovacic who got 14 percent.
Lukaku certainly deserves the Man of the Match title. The Belgian player performed very well. Lukaku made a brace aka two goals. Lukaku scored two goals from two shots on target that were released.
Lukaku’s goal also has a very special meaning. Because, this is Lukaku’s first and second goal at Stamford Bridge as a Chelsea player. On previous occasions, Lukaku has not been able to score for Chelsea at home.
Chelsea host Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge in the fourth match of the Premier League season 2021/2022. In the duel that was held on Saturday (11/9/2021) night WIB, the Blues won with a score of 3-0.
Romelu Lukaku scored the first Chelsea goal in the 15th minute. It was Lukaku’s first goal for Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Lukaku scored his second goal in the 90+3 minute. Before that, there was a goal from Mateo Kovacic in the 49th minute.
This result makes Chelsea get 10 points from four matches, the same as Manchester United. Both teams also have the same goal difference, plus eight. However, Chelsea is in second place in the standings because of the number of goals.
Check out the Chelsea vs Aston Villa match report below, Bolaneters .
Aston Villa lost several key players in this duel, including the Argentine duo of Emiliano Martinez and Emiliano Buendia. Meanwhile, Chelsea can appear with full strength.
Villa opened up opportunities through John McGinn’s free-kick in the 4th minute which was greeted by Ezri Konsa. However, it was Chelsea who got the first goal in the 15th minute.
Romelu Lukaku broke into Jed Steer’s goal after completing Mateo Kovacic’s measured pass. This goal was created through a neat attack scheme from the back line.
Edouard Mendy was quite busy in the first half to secure the Chelsea goal. In the 33rd minute, he got two consecutive attacks from Tyrone Mings and Ezri Konsa. But, Chelsea’s goal is still safe.
Chelsea’s 1-0 advantage was able to be maintained until the first half was over.
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At the start of the second half, Thomas Tuchel gave Saul Niguez his debut. The Spaniard replaced Jorginho to fill a place in midfield.
Goll! Kovacic made it 2-0 to Chelsea in the 49th minute.
Starting from Lukaku’s hard work which made Tuanzebe difficult to control the ball, then an error occurred at Villa’s back line. Mings’ backpass was snatched by Kovacic for a goal.
Villa did not give up after conceding. Leon Bailey came on in the 56th minute and had a good chance in the 59th minute but was yet to score.
Bertrand Traore had a good chance in the 79th minute but a block from Thiago Silva kept the ball off target. Ollie Watkins chances in the 84th minute also have not become a goal for Villa.
In the end, Chelsea got the third goal in the 90+3 minute. Lukaku made Chelsea win with a score of 3-0.