He scored to make the scoreline 4-1 in the second half of what eventually turned out to be a 5-3 victory for Chelsea against Red Bull Salzburg in Austria.
Frank Lampard, who was highly impressed with Pedro’s agile strike spoke about it and heaped praise on the Spaniard.
“It was an incredible goal. I know Pedro is a fantastic player and this skill with the left foot was incredible but also the timing of the run. Pedro is so clever and his movement for that goal is excellent.”
Pedro himself was asked to talk through what happened when he scored the 4th goal for the Blues and he responded by telling Chelsea’s official Twitter feed;
Some Chelsea fans believe that the extraordinary back-heeled, mid-air, facing-away flick by Pedro during the preseason game deserves an award.
I’m sure they will not forget the goal real quick like they’ve forgotten about Eden Hazard’s move to Real Madrid.