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Luton 3-0: Sterling led the way to a first victory

Luton 3-0: Sterling led the way to a first victory

Premier League



Chelsea’s Raheem Sterling, second right, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Luton Town at Stamford Bridge in London, Saturday, August 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Ian Walton)
@2023 Photo by Ian Walton/AP

With Raheem Sterling scoring the first two goals for Chelsea and Niklas Jackson a worthy partner in attack, Mauricio Pochettino’s side thrashed Luton 3-0 to claim their first league treble.

The first two Premier League matches did not bring joy to Chelsea fans, with Mauricio Pochettino’s side drawing Liverpool 1-1 at Stamford Bridge in the opener and suffering a 3-1 defeat in the mini London derby against West Ham. for the second day.

However, the schedule left Luton somewhat vulnerable (as shown in their opener, conceding four goals at home to Brighton) on the Blues Road on Friday night (8/25) and they took full advantage as they won 3-0 to the newcomers. In a game they absolutely dominated from the first minute to the last.

Nicholas Jackson celebrates his goal in a Chelsea shirt against Luton |  August 25, 2023

Nicholas Jackson celebrates his goal in a Chelsea shirt against Luton | August 25, 2023
@2023 Photo by Ian Walton/AP

The star of the night was undoubtedly Raheem Sterling, as the England international opened the scoring in the 17th minute with a superb individual card and a superb diagonal pass inside the area to double for himself and his team in the 68th minute from close range. to Kaminski after a parallel spin by Justo.

And in the 75th minute, the cake decoration came with the participation of Sterling again, after he turned the ball from the right side and found it in the leg of one of the defenders and changed its trajectory, to settle on Jackson, who wrote the final 3-0, celebrating his first goal. A goal in the Premier League.

  • Chelsea: Sanchez, Desasi, Thiago Silva, Colwell, Justo, Fernandez, Caicedo, Chilwell (86′ Machen), Sterling (90′ Bairsto), Gallagher, Jackson (83′ Ogochukwu).
  • Luton: Kaminski, Burke (77′ Andersen), Lockyer, Bale, Kabore (70′ Doughty), Barkley (77′ Bailey), Nakaba, Chong (77′ Ogbenyi), Giles, Morris, Adebayo (70′ Brown).

Third round results

  • Chelsea – Luton 3-0 (17′ 68′ Sterling, 75′ Jackson)
  • 8/26 14:30 Bournemouth – Tottenham
  • 8/26 17:00 Brentford – Crystal Palace
  • 8/26 17:00 Arsenal – Fulham
  • 8/26 17:00 Manchester United – Nottingham
  • 8/26 17:00 Everton – Wolves
  • 8/26 19:30 Brighton – West Ham
  • 8/27 16:00 Sheffield – Manchester City
  • 8/27 16:00 Burnley – Aston Villa
  • 8/27 18:30 Newcastle – Liverpool

Fourth game programme

  • 1/9 22:00 Luton – West Ham
  • 2/9 14:30 Sheffield – Everton
  • 2/9 17:00 Manchester City – Fulham
  • 2/9 17:00 Chelsea – Nottingham
  • 2/9 17:00 Burnley – Tottenham
  • 2/9 17:00 Brentford – Bournemouth
  • 2/9 19:30 Brighton – Newcastle
  • 3/9 16:00 Crystal Palace – Wolves
  • 3/9 16:00 Liverpool – Aston Villa
  • 3/9 18:30 Arsenal – Manchester United
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