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John Obi Mikel's Chelsea goals

Published 16/02/2016 | 21:11

John Obi Mikel scored only his sixth Chelsea goal against Paris St Germain in the Champions League
John Obi Mikel scored only his sixth Chelsea goal against Paris St Germain in the Champions League

John Obi Mikel scored his sixth goal in almost 10 years as a Chelsea player against Paris St Germain in the Champions League.

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Here, Press Association Sport looks at the midfielder's other five.

January 6, 2007 v Macclesfield

Mikel's first goal for the Blues was the fifth in a 6-1 FA Cup rout at Stamford Bridge.

January 28, 2007 v Nottingham Forest

Forest failed to deal with Frank Lampard's corner and the ball fell to the feet of Mikel who poked home the third goal in a 3-0 win just before half-time.

September 21, 2013 v Fulham

After more than six years without a goal, Mikel's first Premier League breakthrough came when he scissor-kicked in a Lampard cross which had been headed down by John Terry - the second goal in a 2-0 success.

January 5, 2014 v Derby

Mikel headed in his fourth Chelsea goal on his 300th appearance midway through the second half, the first in a 2-0 win.

December 10, 2014 v Sporting Lisbon

Cesc Fabregas' inswinging free-kick was flicked on by Gary Cahill for Namanja Matic and Mikel to meet it on the line. The Nigeria midfielder was credited with the final touch as Chelsea claimed a 3-1 home win in the group stages of the Champions League.

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