Chelsea adopted up their 5-0 thrashing of Wrexham within the Flordia Cup with a 4-3 win over Brighton, helped by glorious performances from Mykhaylo Mudryk and new signing Nicolas Jackson. Blues followers gushed over the duo on social media and declared that Mudryk is the “quickest man on the planet” after tearing by way of the Seagulls’ defence along with his blistering pace on Sunday.
Danny Welbeck had given Brighton the lead within the thirteenth minute with a close-range effort earlier than Christopher Nkunku levelled up the scoring 5 minutes later. Within the second half, Mauricio Pochettino introduced on Mudryk and Jackson, who mixed for Chelsea’s second as Jackson teed off the Ukrainian who fired house an emphatic half-volley into the underside nook.
Jackson then assisted Conor Gallagher to make it 3-1 earlier than extending the west Londoner’s result in 4-1 with a tidy end of his personal. The south coast facet then pegged two again courtesy of Joao Pedro from the spot and Deniz Undaz in open play however it could be too little too late for Brighton.
Though it was solely a pre-season pleasant, Chelsea followers have good purpose to be enthusiastic about Mudryk and Jackson’s performances and praised the duo on-line.
One fan (@RealityChelsea) wrote: “Mudryk is the quickest man on the planet, take a look at the state of that,” accompanied by a video of the 22-year-old surging down the left-hand facet of Brighton’s defence.
One other (@TheYorkBlues) tweeted: “Mudryk and Jackson appear to be they’ve been enjoying collectively for years. Even the celebration. Trying ahead to extra of their link-ups this season.”
A 3rd (@HarryCFC170) added: “Huge props to whoever scouted Nicolas Jackson. Early days, however he is fast, robust, has good link-up play and is aware of the best way to rating. Appears actually settled already and filled with confidence. His aim was Drogba-esque. Loads of causes to be optimistic.”
Jackson was awarded the person of the match for his efforts whereas Mudryk lastly bought on the scoresheet for Chelsea after a woeful maiden marketing campaign with the Blues. Pochettino will likely be optimistic about his facet’s attacking prowess however will not be comfortable about conceding two late objectives to ten-man Brighton.
There may be nonetheless so much for Chelsea to do earlier than they return to their as soon as lofty heights however early indicators below Pochettino are actually promising.