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James' thunderbolt lights up Blues win

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Captain Jorginho slotted a typically cool penalty, full-back James lashed a top-corner thunderbolt and impressive centre-back Zouma profited from a deflection in the Blues' comfortable opening weekend win.

Jorginho slots home his penalty for Chelsea at the Amex Stadium Jorginho, Reece James and Kurt Zouma hit the net to hand Frank Lampard's Chelsea a 3-1 Premier League victory at Brighton.



But they then raced onto the attack and James lashed an even better strike into the top corner.



Lewis Dunk should have punished Chelsea but could only nod wide and the Blues duly extended their lead courtesy of a slice of fortune, as Zouma's strike deflected off Adam Webster and in.

Chelsea's first half was punctuated by a number of miscued balls and mistimed runs, but the Blues always appeared a threat thanks to Werner.

The Blues have shelled out more than £200m on a string of high-profile new arrivals, and Lampard fully expects his Stamford Bridge rebuild to remain a work in progress for some time.

Germany striker Timo Werner proved the pick of the new arrivals, causing havoc with his stunning pace and incisive running lines.
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