Wednesday, 16 September 2020
Achieving 2000 points in the Premier League, Chelsea follows in the footsteps of Manchester United and Arsenal
DBasia.news – Chelsea started the pace in the Premier League nicely after defeating the hosts, Brighton & Hove Albion 3-1, at Amex Stadium, Monday (14/9) local time or Tuesday morning, WIB. The victory has made a special record for the Blues.
Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard played Kai Havertz and Timo Werner from the first minute. The two players are the Blues’ new ammunition for the 2020-2021 season.
Werner immediately showed action by giving a penalty kick for Chelsea. The movement of the striker was stopped forcibly by Matt Ryan. Jorginho, who became the executor, did a good job. Chelsea took the lead in the 23rd minute.
Brighton replied to the goal in the 54th minute. Leandro Trossard’s kick lodged in the Blues goal.
However, Chelsea did not take long to get up. In fact, the Blues scored two goals to end the match with a 3-1 win.
Chelsea’s second goal was scored by Reece James in the 56th minute through a rocket kick from outside the penalty box. Then, the Blues’ third goal was created by Kurt Zouma.
According to Opta Joe, an additional three points has made Chelsea enter the history books of the Premier League. The reason is, Chelsea is now the third team to reap 2,000 points in the Premier League. Chelsea have reached that amount after playing 1,077 matches.
Meanwhile, the other two teams that first penetrated the 2,000 points were Manchester United (2,234 points) and Arsenal (2,014 points). The record began to be calculated since the Premier League in 1992.
However, Frank Lampard’s squad could not be complacent with the victory. In the next duel, Chelsea will challenge the defending champion, Liverpool.