Chelsea’s Pulisic breaks two data with objective vs Actual Madrid
It was a great night for Chelsea when he attacked midfielder Christian Pulisic when his away goal put the Blues in the driver’s seat in the Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid.
The US international danced his way through the Real Madrid defense with an excellent solo goal to give Chelsea the lead and they certainly remain favorites for the final, although Karim Benzema later equalized for the home team.
Not only did Pulisic score a priceless away goal for Chelsea, but he also managed to write two pieces of history. This made him both the first American player to score in a Champions League semi-final and the youngest player to ever score for Chelsea in the competition …
1 – Christian Pulisic becomes the first American player to score in a UEFA Champions League semi-final and he is also the youngest Chelsea player to score in a semi-final match of the competition (22y 221d). Star. pic.twitter.com/dCBpxDicIW
– OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 27, 2021
This is an accomplishment by Pulisic who appears to be influencing the games for CFC more than it did when he first joined and the time to settle in.
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The 22-year-old certainly has a bright future ahead of him and that goal against Real Madrid is certainly one that fans are likely to remember for a long time.
Of course, for the time being, Chelsea and Pulisic will only focus on finishing the job in the second leg and reaching the club’s first Champions League final since their famous win in 2012.