Leandro Trussard equalized in 54th place with a strike from 20 meters which bounced in front of keeper Kepa Arizabalaga, but James regained Chelsea’s lead two minutes later making any of their forwards proud.
Brighton’s Lewis Dunk soon missed a sitter, and the home side were penalized after James swung into an inviting corner to cross the webstar’s stranded Ryan and get stuck in Joomla’s effort.
In Sheffield, The Wolverhampton Wanderers started a flight with two goals in the first six minutes of the Premier League with a 2-0 win over Sheffield United on Monday through Raul Jimenez and Roman Sais.
The Wolves’ 2012-201 season ended on August 11 with a huge publicity stunt, which took 59 games in all competitions, but they showed no signs of fatigue as they took the lead in three minutes of sunshine in Bramle Lane.
The goal came from a well-known source – Jimenez, the club’s top scorer last season – and 205 seconds later they scored again and went into the corner to surprise the hosts.
This means the Wolves are the first Premier League team to score two goals in six minutes on the opening day of the season.
United raised a gear after the break and came back into the match almost through John Fleck, but Scotland’s international strong strike came back from the post.
Olv’s lead should have been extended in the 711st minute when home goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale threw Sais’ strike to the post, but Jimenez threw the ball into the net with an empty goal.
The hosts kept coming, but as they made plenty of openings, Chris Wilder’s team could score two shots on goal in the match as the second season of the top flight began in a disappointing fashion.
“We started fast and aggressively,” said Nolo Espirito Santo, who has just signed a new contract for three years. “We went for the game at the moment and it made all the difference.
“It was a quick change (during the season) but the way the players did their job was amazing.”
Wilder was not too disappointed in the overall performance of his side.
“I think starting from the poor here was always a tough question,” Wilder said.
“We absolutely let go, got in the right position and when you need to find something. I felt like we had just missed something. “
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