VIDEO: Pulisic scores during Chelsea return


Christian Pulisic goal. Yep, Christian Pulisic goal.

Pulisic scored on his Chelsea return as the USMNT star played in his first Premier League minutes since Jan. 1.

The American winger started on the bench at Aston Villa and came on in the 54th minute with Chelsea losing 1-0.

Moments later he made it 1-1 with a calm finish at the back post.


Moments after that Olivier Giroud made it 2-1 as Chelsea turned he game on its head after Pulisic arrived.

Frank Lampard hailed Pulisic after the game, saying he can become a top goalscoring midfielder in the years to come.

“I know Christian was very hungry. He’s trained well and the ability he has got to arrive in the box, it is a big thing I’ve spoken about with him about all season,” Lampard said. “There is a difference between being a very good attacking player off the side or the players at the real top level of the game who arrive and score in the six yard box and hit big numbers yearly. I really think Christian can do that. I was really pleased with him and the impact he had when he came on. He will start games for us, of course, and I think he’s going to be a big player for us. Not just in this run-in but obviously going forward.”

What a return to the Premier League for Pulisic who had been out since early January with an adductor injury.

Check out the video of his goal above, as the USMNT star is back with a bang.