Kai Havertz, who was chosen above summer signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, gave Graham Potter‘s team a 1-0 lead after just 16 minutes.
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England star Raheem Sterling who struggled for a berth in the team in Qatar, contributed to the German’s first goal with a beautiful ball that he fired in from the right.
Mason Mount, a fellow Three Lions player, quickly made up for his lack of playing time in Qatar by launching a long-range shot into the bottom left corner of the Cherries’ goal while going unmarked
once more With his 150th start for the Blues, Mason Mount doubles Chelsea’s advantage over Bournemouth, and Raheem Sterling overcomes his England woes.
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In his 150th game for Chelsea, Mason Mount scored a “beautiful strike” from outside the penalty area to put his team up 2-0 against Bournemouth.
In their first Premier League match after the World Cup break, the Blues got off to a flying start, with both Sterling and Mount appearing to shake off their performance issues against England in Qatar 2022.
“It’s just the movement of Chelsea. This is what top class players do,” ex-Chelsea star Scott Minto said.
“None of Bournemouth’s players would get in this Chelsea team. Zakaria should’ve had a shot, he didn’t, the ball was played back and that’s a wonderful finish from Mason Mount.
“It’s curling into the bottom corner and gives [Mark] Travers no chance.”