Video: Olivier Giroud Scores Great Opening Goal For Chelsea v Tottenham

Video: Olivier Giroud Scores Great Opening Goal For Chelsea v Tottenham

Olivier Giroud scored a great opening goal for Chelsea against Tottenham this afternoon.

The French striker got the nod from Frank Lampard for the visit of Spurs to Stamford Bridge in the early English Premier League game.

Michy Batshuayi actually started Chelsea’s last game – a 2-0 defeat to Manchester United at home.

But it’s Giroud’s chance today and he’s taken it already with an early goal in the game.

He actually had the first chance that led to the goal, but was stopped by Hugo Lloris. Ross Barkley hit the rebound off the post before the ball dropped at the feet of Giroud, who made no mistake with his second effort:

That shows you the sort of quality Giroud can provide in front of goal for Chelsea.

It’s actually the Frenchman’s first Premier League goal of the season as he’s had to spend the majority of it playing second fiddle to Tammy Abraham, who has been injured recently.

More in Football

Video: Steven Gerrard Is Not Having Any Questions About Alfredo Morelos

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020

Two Aberdeen Fans Come Up With Creative Way to Watch Rangers Game in Person

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020

Why Frank Lampard Deserves Huge Credit if Chelsea Grab Champions League Spot

Jonny BoyleJuly 16, 2020

How Successful Has the Return of the Bundesliga Been?

Jonny BoyleJune 17, 2020

Why Bayern Munich May Be One More Tough Test Away From the Bundesliga Title

Jonny BoyleJune 3, 2020

Are Hakim Ziyech’s Comments About the 2018-19 Champions League Final Fair?

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

EFL League One Playoff Decision Puts Paul Lambert’s Ipswich Position at Risk

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

Fun Things That Sports Fans Can Do At Home During The Coronavirus Lockdown

Jonny BoyleMay 18, 2020

Bookmakers Will Be Watching Closely as Footballing Authorities Decided Season Outcome

Daniel CawApril 10, 2020