Mason Mount scored the first Premier League goal of the Frank Lampard era in putting Chelsea 1-0 up against Leicester City on Sunday evening.
The 20-year-old scored after dispossessing Foxes midfielder Wilfred Ndidi on the edge of the box before slotting past Kasper Schmeichel, despite Ndidi’s desperate attempts to rectify his error.
It was a welcome sight for the Chelsea faithful, after Blues lost their opening game of the season 4-0 to Manchester United at Old Trafford.
With his goal, the England Under-21 international became the first English-born player to score a goal for the Blues under an English manager since 1996.
Dennis Wise was the scorer on that occasion with former England manager Glenn Hoddle in the dugout at Stamford Bridge.
Since Hoddle left the club soon after Wise’s goal, three English managers have taken the reins in west London, but all on a temporary basis.
Read more: http://v.duta.us/usd6DAAA