Competition
  • Final ATP World Tour
Final ATP World Tour
novak_djokovic Novak Djokovic Novak Djokovic
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roger_federer Roger Federer Roger Federer
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dominic_thiem Dominic Thiem Dominic Thiem
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matteo_berrettini Matteo Berrettini Matteo Berrettini
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COMPLETED
roger_federer Roger Federer Roger Federer
7 6
matteo_berrettini Matteo Berrettini Matteo Berrettini
6 3

CHELSEA

Christian Pulisic scores twice and assists in eight-minute spell

Chelsea faced Red Bull Salzburg as part of its preseason tour, where the US international scored his first two goals and won a penalty kick for The Blues.

Christian Pulisic celebrates scoring his first goal with Chelsea

All eyes have been on Christian Pulisic since his arrival at Chelsea.

The American winger was called upon to fill Eden Hazard's boots, and even though he has pleaded not to be compared with the Belgian wizard, even Hazard himself said his stand-in is destined for great things at Stamford Bridge.

And evidence of that potential greatness was shown against Red Bull Salzburg, as Pulisic netted his first two goals for the club and won a penalty all in the space of eight minutes.

Pulisic's first goal came on the 20th minute after he flew past the defense and shot through the defender's legs. Moments later he was taken down inside the box to set up a penalty for Ross Barkley, before he found space again through the defense to net his second goal of the night.

It might only be pre-season, but Pulisic's performance will no doubt have Chelsea fan's feeling better about the loss of their Belgian talisman to Real Madrid.