April 19, 2021

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Gary Lineker responded to Mason Mount’s goal against Porto

Gary Lineker praised Mason Mount after he opened the scoring for Chelsea during the Champions League match against Porto last night.

The 22-year-old has been a prominent blues player and has excelled in particular since Thomas Tuchel took over as manager in January.

He scored the consolation goal in the match 5-2 against West Bromwich Albion at the end of the week, as he was a substitute only in the second half.

The attacking midfielder continued his good form with a superb goal past Porto as he fired his first shot after a smart turn.

Lineker was a former England star turned critic full of blues superstar. This is what he posted on his official Twitter account.

Mount put the Blues ahead in the 32nd minute with the Blues’ first shot on target. Ben Chilwell doubled the lead in the 85th minute when he made a defensive error.

The win put the club in the leadership position to reach the semi-finals of the Elite competition for the first time since the 2013/2014 season.

Meanwhile, Mount has been in great shape as of late. He has scored five goals since the start of February for the West London team.

The club’s immediate focus will shift to the London Derby against Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday night.

They lost their place in the Champions League after a surprise defeat by Bagges, but were still one point behind West Ham United, fourth-placed.

Their record against Palace has been impressive recently, having won the previous six league matches with three clean sheets in the process.

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