Christian Pulisic was amongst Chelsea players that shone in London derby win over West Ham United on Saturday evening at London stadium.
Despite not get score-sheet, the attacking midfielder has stole the show by play a key role in Chelsea’s opening goal, as he supplied the pre-assist to Ben Chilwell.
Pulisic, who establish himself as one of the most ferocious attackers in the Premier League towards the end of last season after injury-free run, has finally begun to look back to his scintillating best.
In recent weeks, the 22-year-old has been in excellent form, scored one in Chelsea’s loss to West Bromwich. He then bagged a brace in the following game as the Blues put four past Crystal Palace.
The American skipper, who finally finding his feet under Thomas Tuchel, produced a big impression against FC Porto in Uefa Champions League quarter-final second-leg tie at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium.
The 22-year-old attacking midfielder broken some sort of record for most fouled player in a single game. The American seemingly spent more time on the ground than standing.
Christian Pulisic skill show pic.twitter.com/ZPDjCPBWBO— N (@Nino12x) April 22, 2021
In total Pulisic was fouled eleven times. Some quick math reveals that the 22-year-old was the victim of 55 percent of Porto’s fouls.
Pulisic, who managed to score nine goals and provided four assists in 19 league starts for the Blues for last season, showcase another impressive performances against West Ham United on Saturday evening.
The American skipper did not receive the ball in dangerous areas. As a result, he rarely was presented with an opportunity to run at the opposition defenders.
Nevertheless, the little time he spent on the ball, he looked lively. He did have a good early opportunity to put the Blues ahead but fired his shot straight at Fabianski. The winger did play a key role in Chelsea’s opening goal, as he supplied the pre-assist to Ben Chilwell and he later replaced by Hakim Ziyech in second-half of the game.
The American attacker has made 14 starts and nine substitute appearances in the Premier League for Chelsea this season, scoring four goals and providing one assist in the process.