Derby County - League Cup - 31 October 2018

Mae Harvey
November 1, 2018

Had Lampard's own charges not been undermined by a self-destructive habit of scoring own goals - there were two here to add to one from Saturday - then they might even have prevailed, so busy was their football.

Tomori scored an own goal after five minutes, but lifelong Chelsea fan Jack Marriott equalised within four minutes.

Chelsea are still unbeaten in domestic competition this season, and despite their potential absentees they will be looking to come through against Derby and move into the quarter final of the competition. Gianfranco Zola afterwards played down the notion that Chelsea's edge had been blunted by playing in a stadium chanting for the opposition manager, instead crediting Lampard's game plan of blocking passes into Cesc Fabregas and forcing those behind him into uncomfortable decisions.

"The aim is to come up and play in the Premier League".

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"It was a good occasion for me on a personal note but what the players did on the pitch, it was outstanding".

Pulis managed Palace for eight months in the 2013-14 season, helping keep the team in the Premier League. Given the recent form of their young Blues, the fans will make the atmosphere incredible and, for much of the match, it'll be an incredible bout between two of England's most exciting teams.

Champions Manchester City host Fulham on Thursday.

Highlights of the Carabao Cup fourth round game between Chelsea and Derby. Look for both Ross Barkley and Ruben Loftus-Cheek to start, with maybe Fabregas or Kovacic in the holding.

Meanwhile Derby will be boosted by the availability of Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount for selection, but the latter could still miss out having picked up a minor foot injury against Middlesbrough at the weekend.

Predicted Derby County XI: Carson; Bogle, Tomori, Keogh, Forsyth; Wilson, Huddlestone; Waghorn, Mount, Lawrence; Nugent. His forward runs were just as risky to Chelsea as to the opponents; both visiting goals came from the space vacated on his flank.

West Ham pulled a goal back with a header from substitute Perez but Tottenham's Spanish striker Llorente ended the contest with a fine close-range volley from a corner 15 minutes from time. "Not every game is at Stamford Bridge in front of this and on TV but every game is as important for us now so we must focus on the league".

He only scored three goals across his time with Real Madrid and Maurizio Sarri will need all the midfield efforts he can find with Jorginho and N'Golo Kante also in the side.

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