It took Nigerian midfielder John Mikel Obi 185
games spanning over 7 years to get his first
goal in the English Premier League.
The 26-year-old scored his first League goal for
the Blues in the 84th minute when he slotted a
right-footed shot past David Stockdale.
After a goalless first half, Oscar opened
scoring for Chelsea in the 52nd minute with a
well taken left-foot finish.
Mikel had a chance to double Chelsea’s lead
three minutes later, but he shot wide of the
Chelsea have now climbed to the top of the
Premier League table with 10 points from five
games, pending the outcome of the game
Manchester derby and Arsenal’s game against
Stoke City on Sunday.