New Chelsea boss sees Romelu Lukaku score first league goals since December 29

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Romelu Lukaku has ended a long drought in the Premier League. It had been December 29, 2021 since he hit for Chelsea in the league, but against Wolverhampton he immediately scored twice. The victory did not yield that, Chelsea drew 2-2. So no first win for Todd Boehly, the new owner of The Blues

Michael Van Damme

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In the 56th minute, Lukaku himself went behind the ball after a penalty foul by Saïss on himself. The Red Devil shot the ball into the bottom left corner while goalkeeper Sá dived the other way.

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Two minutes later he also scored the 2-0. Lukaku took advantage of defensive misshaps at the Wolves and kicked the ball hard into the bottom right corner. Immediately his seventh of the season. Lukaku is Chelsea’s best striker with 14 goals in all competitions.

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But those two goals weren’t enough for a win. In the 79th and 97th (!) minute Chelsea swallowed goals from Trincao and Coady. Chelsea remain third in the Premier League, well behind Manchester City and Liverpool, but are only four points ahead of Arsenal, who receive Leeds on Sunday.

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New Chelsea owner Todd Boehly in the stands during Chelsea - Wolves.

New Chelsea owner Todd Boehly in the stands during Chelsea – Wolves. © ISOPIX

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