The Frenchman opened scoring for Chelsea against Huddersfield in their league opener to mark his third Chelsea goal before Jorginho and Pedro sealed the 0-3 win
He becomes second France international, after Paul Pogba, to open the score in their club’s first Premiership game of the 2018/2019 EPL season.
Kante, member of the Russia 2018 World Cup winning France team, happed on a Willian cross from the left into the centre and then hit it into the top left corner with his left foot, 38 minutes into play.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 11, 2018
Chelsea increased lead through Jorginho’s converted penalty at the stroke of half time before former Barcelona man, Pedro sealed the three points with a final goal on 80 minutes.
The 0-3 win over Huddersfield on Saturday, takes them to the top of the table.
Kante’s opener is his first in the Premier League since September 2017 and his fourth in all premiership appearances for both Leicester City and the Blues.