Demba Ba surpasses Chelsea goal record

Demba Ba surpasses Chelsea goal record [divider]

Beşiktaş striker Demba Ba surpassed his goal record at Chelsea following a brace against Karabükspor on Monday 1 December.

Ba has scored 15 goals in 17 appearances in all competitions for Beşiktaş since joining this summer.

The Senegalese international scored six times in 22 matches under Rafael Benitez at Chelsea and then eight goals in 29 games under Jose Mourinho.

Ba scored 40 times in 106 appearances for Hoffenheim and 29 goals in 58 games for Newcastle United.

The powerful striker has been in prolific form for Beşiktaş and has already matched Hugo Almeida’s total number of goals scored last season.

The Portuguese international only manager to score 15 goals in 33 appearances.

Ba has now scored eight times in his last five games.

The 29-year-old also became the first Beşiktaş player to score seven UEFA competition goals in one season following his brace against Partizan.