Romelu Lukaku and Mateo Kovacic scored their first Stamford Bridge goals for Chelsea as the Blues beat Aston Villa 3-0 to move level on points with Manchester United at the top of the early Premier League table.
Chelsea recorded their 600th win after defeating Aston villa, Chelsea would be the second team to win 600 matches in this competition after Manchester United (690). They both are the only team to reach that mark.
Aston Villa after this defeat has lost 6 of their last 7 premier league games from which 1 was a draw. They conceded 21 goals in those 7 matches and could score only 3 to give a reply to the teams.
Chelsea has conceded only 1 goal in the past 4 premier league matches, their fewest after 4 games played in a league campaign since 2010-11 under Carlo Ancelotti (also 1).
Mateo Kovacic also scored his first goal at Stamford bridge in his entire career at Chelsea. Mendy and Thiago Silva were very sharp Defensively to retain their clean sheet. Mendy by making saves and Thiago by blocking every shot possible.
Lukaku’s brace helps Chelsea to a 3-0 win over Aston Villa. His first came 15 minutes in when he slotted past Steer, but Mendy kept his side in it at the other end by making some great saves to deny Watkins, Mings, and Konsa.
Villa had dominated in between those two goals, forcing Edouard Mendy into a string of fine first-half saves, while Ollie Watkins was denied by a crucial Thiago Silva block when he took it around the goalkeeper.
After the break, Mings gifted the ball to Kovacic outside his own box and the midfielder slotted home. The third came in stoppage time when Azpilicueta teed up Lukaku and he got his second of the game to wrap it up.
Chelsea’s sketchy first-half display led to debutant Saul Niguez being hooked at half-time but the Blues maintained their unbeaten start to the season. Villa – who were missing key men Emi Martinez and Emi Buendia due to their international trip with Argentina – have four points from their first four fixtures.
Chelsea is currently joint the top with Manchester United in the league having 10 points each after the defeat of Tottenham Hotspur against crystal palace.
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