Chelsea vs Luton Town: Sterling begins Golden Boot chase with 2 goals to secure HUGE 3 points for Blues

Chelsea vs Luton Town: Sterling begins Golden Boot chase with 2 goals to secure HUGE 3 points for Blues

Ifeanyi Ufomadu 22:00 - 25.08.2023

Raheem Sterling was in devastating form as Chelsea made light work of newly-promoted Luton Town at Stamford Bridge, winning 3-0.

Mauricio Pochettino enjoyed his first 3 points as Chelsea boss thanks to a devastating attacking display from Raheem Sterling and Nicolas Jackson.

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Chelsea defeated Luton Town 3-0 at Stamford Bridge | The US Sun

How it happened - Magical Sterling

Chelsea started on the front foot and Raheem Sterling was denied an early opener when Thomas Kaminski did brilliantly to hold an angled shot from the ex-Man City man.

Sterling eventually got the reward for his bright start in the 17th minute, weaving his way into the box and finding enough space to slide the ball into the bottom corner, carrying on his fine start to the season.

Chelsea continued to create chances and Ben Chilwell unselfishly passed up a chance to score by setting up Nicolas Jackson who saw his effort saved, and Enzo Fernandez hit the post from the rebound.

Chelsea keeper Robert Sánchez was called into action, and he responded by making a smart stop to deny Luton's Ryan Giles. 

The Blues doubled their advantage through the red-hot Sterling. 

Malo Gusto played a fine ball across for Sterling to clinically finish off his second of the evening.

The Chelsea forward then turned provider for Jackson to slide home his first Blues goal with a deflected ball across goal, as Chelsea secured their first win under Pochettino and just the sixth in their last 32 PL matches.

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