Chelsea have e-book their place within the fourth spherical of the Carabao Cup after beating Aston Villa on penalty shoot-out at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.
The Blues dominated the ball within the first half however struggled to make the opening breakthrough as they had been held at half-time by a goalless scoreline.
Timo Werner lastly broke the impasse for the West London outfit when he scored with a great header within the 54th minute.
Nonetheless, Cameron Archer managed to attain the equalizer for the Villans simply ten minutes later as he discovered the again of the web with a good header. Thomas Tuchel’s males might solely play out a 1-1 draw after the conventional time.
The west London membership ended up successful the penalty shootout by a slim 4-Three scoreline which ensured their place within the subsequent spherical of the Carabao Cup.
A giant due to Kepa Arrizabalaga who made some essential saves throughout the sport and did sufficient to avoid wasting Marvelous Nakamba’s penalty within the shootout earlier than Reece James scored successful penalty shoot-out objective.