Premium Times (Abuja)

Nigeria: Mikel Scores First Ever Premier League Goal

Super Eagles midfielder, John Obi Mikel, on Saturday, September 21, 2013, scored his first ever English Premier League goal for his London club, Chelsea, after 185 games and seven years for the Blues.

Mikel justified the faith reposed in him by Coach Jose Mourinho as he doubled Chelsea's lead in the 84th minute in the game against Fulham at the Stamford Bridge.

Oscar had previously put the home side ahead with his 52nd minute goal.

The past week has been tumultuous for Jose Mourinho's side as they suffered a shock League defeat away to Everton and in the midweek a more surprising home loss against Swiss side, FC Basel, in the UEFA Champions League.

The three points earned from Saturday's London derby has now shot Chelsea to the top of the League as they overtake Liverpool who suffered a shock home loss earlier in the day.

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