Lima, December 29, 2021Updated on 12/29/2021 03:30 pm
The strength of Romelu Lukaku is evident in each play that he stars with Chelsea and also with the selection of Bélica. On Wednesday night at Stamford Bridge, the forward once again exhibited his physical ability to get away from a rival’s mark and score a new goal.
At 28 minutes into the first half, the attacker left Neal Maupay behind, ran for the ball and headed a cross from the corner executed by his teammate Mason Mount. In this way, after several attempts, it was 1-0 for the blue box.
The 28-year-old athlete, with that score, raised his scoring record to five this season in the English league. Wearing a Chelsea jersey, it was his seventh cry, also considering the goals he scored in the group round of the Champions League.
Chelsea vs. Brighton: la previa
Thiago Silva, due to medical issues, is one of the casualties in the team led by Thomas Tuchel. Ruben Loftus-Cheek is another of the absences, who on Tuesday also learned that Ben Chilwell will undergo surgery.
For their part, Brighton broke an 11-game winless streak in the Premier League (three losses and eight draws) by beating Brentford 2-0. The last success had been on September 19 2-1 against Leicester.
The ‘Seagulls’ recover for this game at the wheel Yves Bissouma, who served a suspension. While Joel Veltman would return to the call after resting the previous date. Leandro Trossard, Lewis Dunk and Jeremy Sarmiento are out.