The French striker scored again for Chelsea after his spectacular Champions League performance.
’s place in
’s squad had been affected by the club’s new signings as the striker was often used as a third choice after Tammy Abraham and Timo Werner. But in recent matches Frank Lampard has featured Giroud more often and the 34-year-old has managed to score six goals in his last four matches for the Blues. The team’s Saturday match againstLeeds
was his firstPremier League
start of the season in which he scored an equalizer in his team’s 3-1 victory over Marcelo Bielsa’s team. In a post-match interview with
, the Frenchman has spoken about his current form.
"I feel good and confident. I play with serenity,
“I had the opportunity to score again today and help the team.
“I am happy for the squad and the staff. We work hard in training. We have faith in our gameplan and get better and better. The confidence is here and we want to keep that.
"We really wanted to win for [the fans] and carry on the good momentum,
“Honestly, we were not surprised to face this team because we knew their qualities.
"We conceded early and wanted to bounce back straight away. [Leeds] were one of the best teams I have faced since a few months. Physically they run everywhere. It was so hard. It's a great feeling to win tonight and they drew against Man City and lost just to Liverpool. They really impress me. They are a good team.”