Chelsea returned to action on Saturday as they faced Chesterfield in the FA Cup. Tuchel left no stone unturned as he started the likes of Lukaku, Ziyech, Werner, Pulisic and Kovacic. Only one youth team player started the game.
MATCH ANALYSIS - CHELSEA 5 vs 1 CHESTER
Chelsea's quality was evident from the start of the game. The Blues was already 3 goals ahead after 20 minutes of play. Goals from Werner, Odoi and Lukaku gave Chelsea their early lead. Chelsea youngster Hall and Christian Pulisic assisted 2 of these goals. Christensen made it 4 nil just before halftime.
The second half started with Tuchel replacing Harvetz and Loftus Cheek with Lukaku and Kovacic. The fifth Goal came few minutes after the start of the second half. Ziyech converted a penalty after Pulisic was brought down in the box. Chelsea continued their dominance throughout the game but it was Asante who scored the last goal of the game. The Dutch stars scored the consolation goal for Chester
FA CUP NEXT ROUND
Chelsea and 34 other clubs will be placed in the hats for the draw on Sunday, January 9, 2022. The draw will come up after the game against Leeds and West Ham.
1) The last time Chelsea won with 4 goals difference after halftime in all competitions was in February 2018.
2) This is the first time since 2016 that Chelsea will score 5 goals in an FA Cup game
3) Since January 2018, No other Chelsea has more goal contribution than Hudson Odoi ( 4 goals, 4 assists )
CHELSEA NEXT FA CUP FIXTURE.
Chelsea next game in the FA Cup will be between Friday, February 4 to Sunday, Feb 6.