Chelsea scored a 3-1 comeback win first Aston Villa to return to the winning ways in Premier League. The Blues have not won in the last two matches in the league and are in dire need of 3 points against Villa.
Things didn’t get off to the best start for Thomas Tuchel’s team. Aston Villa took the lead in the first half thanks to a Reece James own own goal. Chelsea equalized six minutes later thanks to a Jorginho penalty.
The Blues took the lead thanks to the return of Romelu Lukaku in the second half. The Belgian striker headed home from Callum Hudson-Odoi’s cross to score his first league goal since mid-September. The 28-year-old forward is sidelined after picking up an ankle injury before contracting the virus. coronavirus.
Jorginho’s second penalty in injury time brought all three points for Chelsea in a must-win game for the Blues.
Football fans took to Twitter to react to Chelsea’s win over Aston Villa. The Blues fans are pleased with the 3 points and the return of Romelu Lukaku. However, another part of the fans mocked Chelsea for relying on penalty cards to beat the opponent. Here are some of the best tweets from the game:
Chelsea had a small portion of poor form ahead of the Aston Villa game. The Blues suffered a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of West Ham United earlier this month and played unconvincingly against Watford and Leeds United.
Chelsea went on to draw two games against Everton and Wolverhampton Wanderers before returning victorious against Aston Villa.
Between these matches, Chelsea also secured a place in the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup by beating Brentford in the quarter-finals.
Chelsea will host Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League next week at Stamford Bridge before facing Liverpool on January 2, 2022.
Chelsea is still six points behind Manchester City in the Premier League table
Chelsea’s poor form in December has seen them drop to third in the Premier League after leading the title race in the early stages. As things are going, the Blues are six points behind leaders Manchester City.
Pep Guardiola’s team is in a flourishing phase at the moment. Man City won their ninth consecutive Premier League victory, beating Leicester City 6-3 on Gifting Day.
Coach Thomas Tuchel’s team is equal on points with the second ranked team, Liverpool. However, the Reds have a game on their hands after their clash with Leeds United was postponed due to COVID-19.
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