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PHOTO: John Obi Mikel scores in the FA Cup against Derby

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John Obi Mikel scored for Chelsea, yet again, as the Blues moved into the 4th round of the FA Cup, after earning a convincing 2-0 victory against Derby County.

Mikel, who made his 300th appearance for the club, scored his second goal of the season and the occasion will be more special for him as he captained the side as well.

mikel PHOTO: John Obi Mikel scores in the FA Cup against Derby

The Nigerian international is highly under-rated but he is one of the most important players for Jose Mourinho’s side.

After a goal-less draw in the first half, Mikel opened the scoring for the Blues after he headed in the opener from Willian’s cross. Brazilian Oscar scored the second goal for Chelsea.

Chelsea will face Stoke City in the next round of FA Cup.

One Comment to PHOTO: John Obi Mikel scores in the FA Cup against Derby

  1. It’s true that Mikel is one of the best players at EPL & one of the most important players at the Bridge.His passes were accurate .He can hold on to the ball thereby circumventing the opponents from gaining possession of the ball.Aboveall,he gains interception of the ball from oppenents especially at dangerious places .However,l kept wonderimg why he’s underated.lt’s high time we did celebrate him & motivate him to put on his best in order to achieve optimum goals.