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Reece James is the 1st Chelsea youngster to set a new record since Eden Hazard in 2012/2013 season

 

England national team star Reece James has equalled Eden Hazard’s 9 seasons record at Chelsea football club, after he provided an assist in their hard-fought draw against Leicester City football club on Thursday night.

The 22 years old put on another classic performance for Thomas Tuchel led team against Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester City football club at Stamford Bridge.

The former Wigan Athletic football club star retained his spot in the Blues first eleven, and he was able to contribute to his team’s only goal of the game.

The away team took the lead through James Maddison in the 6th minutes before Marcos Alonso equalized for the home team in the 34th minutes through an assist from Reece James to end the first half 1-1.

Both teams tried so hard to score more goals in the second half of the game, but all their efforts were not successful, as the match ended 1-1.

With Reece James’ first half assist for Marcos Alonso, it means he has equalled Eden Hazard’s 9 seasons record at Chelsea football club.

“Reece James has made eight assists for Chelsea football club in the English Premier League this season; the most by a player 22 or under in a single campaign for the Blues since Eden Hazard in 2012-2013.”

Reece James’ stats for Chelsea football club against Leicester City football club:

93% pass accuracy

124 touches

5 duels won

4 take-ons attempted

4 take-ons completed

4 shots

3 chances created

3 crosses

3 touches in opp. box

1 assist

Another brilliant display from the English youngster.

 

 

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