American soccer star Christian Pulisic of Chelsea was once injured in the second one half of Saturday’s FA Cup last against Arsenal (live updates here) and had to be helped off the field. The winger, who scored five minutes into the game, looked to have pulled his hamstring just moments into the second one half and was once substituted for Pedro.
The 21-year-old American got the start in the game and scored on his first chance in with absolute class. After running into the box, Olivier Giroud given a cheeky assist that the Pennsylvania local put absent with precision and perfect timing. Pulisic got past defenders in front of goal and lifted the ball perfectly over Emiliano Martinez for the opener.
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A fine goal from Pulisic, but it’s an even better assist from Giroud. Pulisic’s hot season continued, and he can add having scored in a major cup last to his ever-growing renew. He is already got double-digit goals on the scene, and he continues to build rather the bond with Giroud. Pulisic also made some history with the goal, fitting the first U.S. men’s international to score in an FA Cup last.
His injury is a large blow though, as he is been Chelsea’s most important player in attack since the restart. Chelsea’s next game is set for Aug. 8 when the Blues face Bayern Munich in the second one leg of their Champions League tie. Chelsea enters down 3-0 on aggregate and will see its 2019-20 season end whether it doesn’t advance.