ROSS BARKLEY AND OLIVIER GIROUD ARE HELPING SARRI SECURE HIS JOB AS CHELSEA NARROWLY WIN MALMO IN EUROPA LEAGUE
Olivier Giroud scored his fifth successive Europa League goal this season as Ross Barkley scored his first European goal in his career and for chelsea in their clash against Malmo in Sweden.
Chelsea goals against Malmo yesterday was the first away goal in all competitions since year 2019, Chelsea hasn't scored any away goal since the beginning of this year. Their first away match this year was Arsenal on 19-01-2019 which ended 2-0, followed by Bournemouth on the 30-01-2019 which was a shock to every fan of football across world as the match also ended 4-0 in favour of Bournemouth. As if that was not enough, the next away match for Chelsea was Manchester City where Pep Guardiola boys dealt well with the blues at Elthad Stadium, where the match was 6-0( Aguero scored his 11th hat-tricks in the English Premier league against Chelsea as well.
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Chelsea broke the jinx just yesterday as they beat Malmo FC at home which ended 1-2 in Chelsea's favour. Giroud continues his scoring run in the Europa league with 5 goals in the tournament so far, Wisdom Ben Yedder of Sevilla tallies with Olivier with 5 goals. Munas Dabbur of Red Bull Salzburg leads the chart with 6 goals, the top scorer is 26-year-old who plays for Isreal.
There was no goal until 30 minutes into the first half when Pedro assisted Ross Barkley in his brilliant goal, Malmo pressed on after the first goal in attempting to return at least a goal before the half time as Ingui Traustason and Andreas Vindheim tried to perform a miracle but David Luiz denied them the goal. Just into the second half the home team Malmo took over the match again with some brilliant moves into the box but just in 58Mins Sarri's boys netted the second goal from Olivier Giroud. In 80Mins Malmo managed to score a goal.
MAN OF THE MATCH- ROSS BARKLEY WITH 7.7 RATING
GOAL - 1
RECORD- SCORED HIS FIRST EUROPEAN GOAL IN HIS CAREER.
On record, Malmo has lost five of six matches against English teams, where Chelsea made it the second team to beat them at their home soil since 1967 when Liverpool did beat them. Chelsea will be hosting Manchester united at Stamford Bridge on Monday Night on FA CUP. The Red Devil lost at home to Paris Saint-German last Tuesday that ended 1-2 where they turn the THEATRE OF DREAM TO THEATRE OF NIGHTMARE. we don't want to believe that the Red Devil will also give this match to Chelsea. Malmo will be traveling to London next Thursday for the return leg. Could winning against RED DEVIL and MALMO stop Sarri's job at risk?