Croatia national team star Mateo Kovacic has become the second player in history to score his first five UEFA Champions League goals under different managers, after scoring a goal for Chelsea football club against Red Bull Salzburg football club on Tuesday.
The former Real Madrid football club star was given a starting role by coach Graham Potter, following his outstanding performance for the club in their last game against Manchester United football club and he was able to impress again.
Mateo Kovacic started in Chelsea football club’s midfield alongside Jorginho Frello and the duo were exceptional for the away team in the entertaining encounter.
The Croatian star scored a classic goal for Chelsea football club in the 23rd minute to give his team the lead in the first half of the game.
The first half goal against Red Bull Salzburg football club has now marked Mateo Kovacic’s 5th UEFA Champions League goal, and his second for Chelsea football club in the competition.
With Mateo Kovacic’s goal, it means he has now become the second player in history to score his first five UCL goals under different managers;
“Mateo Kovacic is only the second player to score his first five UEFA Champions League goals under different managers (Jurcic, Benitez, Zidane, Lampard, Potter), alongside his compatriot Luka Modric (Redknapp, Mourinho, Ancelotti, Benitez, Zidane).”