Raheem Sterling got the Graham Potter era at Stamford Bridge up and running with the first goal under our new head coach. Here’s a reminder of the players who kicked off previous tenures in style…
When there is a new man in the dug-out at any football club, there is obviously a desire to start in the best possible manner. An early goal will do nicely, ideally as part of a victory, although that is not always to be.
For the players representing their new coach, the scenario is very much the same – what better way to impress than by being the first to hit the back of the net and giving him that dream start?
Sterling had that honour under Potter on Wednesday night, but can you remember who did under other Chelsea managers? Fear not – we have looked back through the Premier League era to find out the first goalscorer under each one.
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