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Chelsea defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers 5-2 at the Molineux Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and one highlight of the game was the wonder goal scored by Chelsea youngster Fikayo Tomori.
In just his second start of the season, Tomori blasted in a shot into the top corner from over 30 yards out.
Tomori was by Cesar Azpilicueta, our last defender and was expected to shore up the team’s defence following a misplaced short corner kick, but the ball surprisingly reached his front and the first thing on his mind was to try a shot from there.
Tomori has now revealed that Chelsea second choice goalkeeper Willy Caballero has been kicking at him whenever he tries a shot from outside the box due to how he balloons them on the training pitch, and he also revealed that Azpilicueta was beckoning on him to maintain a defensive shape to avoid a possible Wolves counterattack.
“First up Azpi was calling me back to stop the counter-attack, and the ball broke out,” he said.
“I thought ‘why not?’ and thankfully it managed to hit the back of the net. I’m obviously really pleased!
“In training the past couple of weeks Willy Caballero’s been giving me a bit because I’ve skied a few! I just wanted to concentrate on trying to keep it down and hitting the target.”
Tammy Abraham who had netted a hat-trick during the game also revealed that he didn’t want Tomori to take that shot.
“I was thinking ‘don’t shoot, Fikayo,” Tammy laughed while speaking about Tomori’s goal, “but everyone is delighted for him. In training, he’s been trying it every day and smashing windows but today it paid off – it was a great strike.
“We were the last people off the pitch because we were discussing how we’ve all scored in the same game for Chelsea. We’ve dreamt of that since we were little boys and we made it happen today.”