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Ziyech stars as Chelsea sweep aside Burnley | The Guardian Nigeria News


Chelsea’s English head coach Frank Lampard (L) looks on as Chelsea’s Moroccan midfielder Hakim Ziyech (R) grabs the ball to take a throw in during the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Chelsea at Turf Moor in Burnley, north west England on October 31, 2020. Alex Livesey / POOL / AFP

Frank Lampard admitted he is excited by Hakim Ziyech’s quality after the Morocco playmaker scored his first Premier League goal on his maiden English top-flight start as Chelsea powered to a 3-0 win at Burnley on Saturday.

Lampard’s side dominated from start to finish thanks to an influential display from Ziyech.

Ziyech scored his first Chelsea goal in their midweek Champions League rout of Krasnodar and a cool finish in the first half at Turf Moor got him off the mark in the Premier League as well.

The 27-year-old, who joined from Ajax in the close-season, is the first player to score in his first two starts for Chelsea in all competitions since Diego Costa in 2014.

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Source: Guardian Newspaper