Despite the brilliant scoring form of expensive rookie Timo Werner, Chelsea soon stopped in the fourth round of the League Cup after they once again lost the fateful 11m series.
After a hard draw on West Brom 3-3 in the third round of the Premier League, Chelsea had another sad trip to Tottenham Hotspur in the fourth round of the English League Cup. Mason Mount’s 11m kick that brought the ball out of Mason Mount made “The Blues” officially stop at the first domestic cup arena in the 2020/21 season.
Rookie £ 47.5million – Timo Werner opened the scoring for Chelsea
At the London derby on September 30, at a stadium worth 1 billion pounds Tottenham Hotspur, Timo Werner opened the score for Chelsea thanks to a dangerous shot to kill the box in minutes 19. Unfortunately for the army of coach Frank Lampard when they were equalized by “Rooster” 1-1 in the 83rd minute after the situation of the lightning strike of Erik Lamela’s goal.
Notably, from last season until now, Timo Werner has scored 35 goals in all competitions. Only Robert Lewandowski (56 goals), Ciro Immobile (40), and Cristiano Ronaldo (40) had more release times than the German striker had just joined Chelsea from RB Leipzig during this period.
Chelsea has lost 6 of the last 8 penalty shootouts in the League Cup, including 3 matches in the fourth round of this arena, before Burnley in 2008/09, Stoke City in 2015/16, and Tottenham in 2020/21.
Chelsea for the 6th time failed in the last 8 times to take a penalty shootout against the opponent in the League Cup
Facing ex-Jose Mourinho, the London army has just broken four consecutive wins against Spurs in all competitions (best against London from January 2000 to January 2002). Meanwhile, eliminated Chelsea, Tottenham stepped into the quarter-finals of the League Cup this year to continue their search for their first title under the reign of Mourinho.
In the upcoming match, at 18:30 on October 3, Chelsea will return to Stamford Bridge’s home ground to welcome Crystal Palace in round 4 of the Premier League. Tottenham will also face Maccabi Haifa in the Europa League qualifying rounds at 2 am on October 2 before playing MU in round 4 of the Premier League two days later.