Nigerian-born forward Tammy Abraham bagged a hat-trick as Chelsea defeated their hosts Wolverhampton Wanderers 5-2 in their Premier League clash at the Molineux on Saturday, Completesports.com reports.
Another eligible player for Nigeria, Fikayo Tomori (pictured above in goal celebration with Abraham) was also on target for the Blues in the away win.
Tomori opened scoring for Chelsea midway through the first half with a superb shot from outside the box.
It was the young centre-back’s first senior goal for the West Londoners.
Abraham, who is eligible to play for Nigeria and England, took the centre stage with three sublime goals to increase his total haul for Chelsea this season to seven.
At the Old Trafford, Wilfred Ndidi was in action for 90 minutes in Leicester City’s 1-0 away defeat to Manchester City.
His international teammate, Kelechi Iheanacho was not dressed for the third consecutive league game.
Marcus Rashford’s 8th minute penalty kick gave United all three points in the game.
Leon Balogun was not in the matchday squad as Brighton& Hove Albion and Burnley settled for a 1-1 draw.
Balogun is yet to make a Premier League appearance for the Seagulls this season.
In another fixture on Saturday, Tottenham Hotspur recorded a 4-0 home win against Crystal Palace.
Son Heung- Min bagged a brace, with further goals from Erik Lamela and own goal by Patrick van Aanholt.
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