Pulisic Punishes Defending Champions And Embarrasses Mendy In The Process
Are there any doubts about Christian Pulisic having any rust after the Premier League break?
The USMNT star had an instant impact against Aston Villa after he scored Chelsea’s first goal minutes after being substituted on. Frank Lampard acknowledged Pulisic’s brilliance and repaid him with a start against defending Premier League champion Manchester City. The Pennsylvanian native didn’t disappoint.
Cue the Captain America theme.
Christian Pulisic Goal vs Man City
— #MyPLSummer (@NBCSportsSoccer) June 25, 2020
Pulisic not only gave Chelsea the lead but made Benjamin Mendy look like an absolute fool in the process. Then he had the composure to slot it past Ederson.
Let’s watch it one more time, Telemundo style.
#LigaPremierTD ¡GO-LA-ZO en Stamford Bridge!@cpulisic_10 pisó el acelerador y, en un contragolpe, definió de manera exquisita
— Telemundo Deportes (@TelemundoSports) June 25, 2020
Brilliant. Simply brilliant.
Pulisic very well might have just won the Premier League title (for Liverpool). He might have been a secret agent all along for Jürgen Klopp since they were together at Dortmund.
It had to be him.Klopp gave him his start in football, and today Christian Pulisic repays tus debt. pic.twitter.com/rMv7rsuNk2
— Laurie (@LFCLaurie) June 25, 2020
Chelsea led 1-0 at halftime at the time this story was written.