Jorginho sets new PL record as Lukaku lifts Chelsea past Villa

Jorginho scored a brace and Romelu Lukaku came from the bench to help Chelsea to a 3-1 win against Aston Villa at the Villa Park on Sunday.

The hosts who were without their manager Steven Gerrard on the dugout due to COVID-19 related issues, went ahead against the European Champions.

Recce James scored the goal after he nodded a cross past Edouard Mendy to the delight of the home fans.

Chelsea pulled back almost instantly when Jorginho converted from the spot kick. At half time, the scoreline was 1-1.

The Blues who were desperate for a win brought on their record buy, Romelu Lukaku, and the decision paid off as he scored from a header to put Chelsea ahead.

Romelu Lukaku then created a good chance for Mason Mount who dribbled the goalie but failed to guide the ball into the net.

The former Inter Milan player later turned the provider of the third goal after he was brought down in the box, Jorginho stepped up and converted.

Making the Italian the first player in the history of the Premier League to score 10 penalty goals in a calendar year.

For Romelu Lukaku, it was his first Premier League goal since September.

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