A Chelsea team featuring just two of its slew of high-profile and expensive signings got off to a winning start in the English Premier League by beating Brighton 3-1 on Monday night.
Kai Havertz and Timo Werner, who signed for a combined £146million made huge impressive at Amex Stadium, inspired Frank Lampard’s men to kick-off their 2020-21 Premier League campaign in perfectly way.
Werner won a penalty on 21 minutes after Blues capitalised on Steven Alzate’s loose pass. The German forward was upended by Mat Ryan and Jorginho sent Albion keeper the wrong way with hopping spot kick.
Leandro Trossard scored equalised goal for Brighton through his left-footed strike flew under Arrizabalaga on 54 minutes.
The visitors restored their lead just 100 seconds later when defender Reece James fired brilliantly into the top corner.
Kurt Zouma doubled Chelsea’s lead when his volley deflected off the outstretched foot of Adam Webster and in 66minutes.
Chelsea will be aiming to continued their momentum run form when host the defending champions Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon