Chelsea were in pre-season action on Saturday afternoon, beating St Patrick’s of the League of Ireland 4-0 with relative ease. However, it was a goal in the match that got fans talking more than the actual game.
Fans tweeted their excitement after Chelsea’s official Twitter account tweeted a video of the opening goal.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) July 14, 2019
A brilliant pass by Mateo Kovacic was met by a magnificent run and finish by Mason Mount, to open the scoring for Chelsea. The lead was further extended in the first half as Emerson Palmeri struck to make it 2-0.
Olivier Giroud was introduced in the second half and wrapped up the game with two goals in the final 30 minutes.
Here is a selection of tweets from fans after the spectacular pass and finish between Kovacic and Mount:
— CarefreeYouth (@CarefreeYouth) July 14, 2019
The run & touch, too ????
— Alex Goldberg (@AlexGoldberg_) July 14, 2019
— Lewis (@CFCLewis_) July 14, 2019
I wanna see more of that this season!
Mason Mount ?
— Flávio Xavier (@Fxds13) July 14, 2019
— ` (@RealityHazard) July 14, 2019
— Daniel Evans (@Daniel_Evans56) July 14, 2019
Beautiful pass from kovacic… Come on Chelsea????
— James Akanjieme (@AkanjiemeJames) July 15, 2019