Chelsea Legend Describes Star who Scored in 4-0 Win over Juventus as 'a machine'

Chelsea Legend Describes Star who Scored in 4-0 Win over Juventus as 'a machine'

  • Joe Cole has described Chelsea star Reece James as a machine after his sterling performance against Juventus
  • The 21-year-old scored a fantastic goal in the second half to help the Blues avenge their defeat to the Serie A side in the first leg
  • Chelsea are now top of the group level on points with the Bianconeri but hold a superior goal-difference

Joe Cole has been waxing lyrical on Reece James' performance against Juventus in the Champions League, Daily Mail, Express UK.

The Chelsea wing-back scored the Blues second goal in emphatic fashion after bringing the ball down with his chest before firing home the ball past Wojciech Szczesny into the back of the net.

And Blues legend Cole has described the 21-year-old as an absolute 'machine' after witnessing his 'strength, athleticism and technical ability.

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Chelsea legend describes star who scored in 4-0 win over Juventus as 'a machine'
Jose Cole describes Chelsea star Reece James as a machine following 5-star performance against Juventus. Photo by Darren Walsh
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What Jose Cole said about James

The former England international told BT Sport:

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"I have been banging the drum for Reece James for years.
"I remember coming back and training with the team after being in America.
"I was blown away by his technical ability. Especially for such a big, strong, athletic lad.
"His touch is velvet, he makes the right pass, takes the right decisions. And when he gets in front of goal it is like your top, top strikers' level of composure and technique."

Cole also tipped the youngster as his man-of-the-match after the 4-0 scoreline as he added:

"It has to be Reece James.
'It could have been five, six, seven. But he was just a machine. Take the goal out of it - it was every part of his game."

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Chelsea thrash Juventus 4-0 to go top of the group

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that it was a fight to finish at the Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night as Chelsea wallopped their Italian opponents Juventus 4-0 in an interesting Champions League game, Guardian reports.

With Juventus already qualified for the next round, Chelsea only needed a draw to cruise as well, and their walloped their opponents.

Chalobah opened the scoring in the 25th minute when Ziyech swung a corner from the left into the box, Rudiger got a head onto it and it fell to Chalobah eight yards out, he hit it on the half-volley and it rubbed off Szczesny and the bar, before dropping into the net. 1-0 Chelsea.

And eleven minutes into the second half, the ball went across the box to Reece James, he brought it down with his chest and rifled a shot beyond Szczesny to make it 2-0.

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