Christian Pulisic was once again shone Chelsea in 1-1 draw against Real Madrid in the Uefa Champions League semi-final first-leg at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium last night.
The 22-year-old attacking midfielder was amongst Chelsea players that has stole the show by opened the scoring goal for the London club before starting caused problems to the Madrid defence with his runs and movement from the get-go.
Pulisic, who play a key role in Chelsea’s only goal at West Ham last weekend, by supplied the pre-assist to Ben Chilwell, has been finally finding his feet under Thomas Tuchel, after marred by injuries early in the season.
And his performances against Spanish champions last night, finally indicated that the 22-year-old, who broken some sort of record for most fouled player in a single game, finally back to his scintillating best.
Pulisic has been created three chances – more than any player on the night and completed five dribbles, while also caused problems to the Los Blancos defence with his runs and movement from the get-go.
The 22-year-old attacking midfielder, set up another record by became the first American to score in a Uefa Champions League semi-finals after showing great composure to find the back of the net in 14th minutes of the game.
✅ Youngest Chelsea player to score in a Champions League semifinal.— LDN (@LDNFootbalI) April 27, 2021
✅ Highest scoring American in Champions League history.
✅ First American to score in a Champions League semifinal.
Pulisic. History maker. #UCL pic.twitter.com/qUTFzzBVfv
Meanwhile, In recent weeks, the USA skipper 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 star, who establish himself as one of the most ferocious attackers in the Premier League towards the end of last season after injury-free run, produced a big impression against FC Porto in Uefa Champions League quarter-final second-leg tie at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium.