Chelsea Middlesbrough Result and Stats ,Blue Devils advance

Chelsea Middlesbrough Result and Stats ,Blue Devils advance

Analysis

Football

January 24th, 2024

Chelsea thrash Middlesbrough with 6-1 result to book their place in the Carabao Cup at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.

Mauricio Pochettino's side were in dominant form from start to finish, with Enzo Fernandez, Axel Disasi, Cole Palmer (2), Noni Madueke and Howson (og) all on the scoresheet.

Middlesbrough had taken a surprise lead in the first leg at the Riverside Stadium, but Chelsea were quickly out of the blocks in the return match and never looked back.

Chelsea vs Middlesbrough result: 6-1

Chelsea scorers: J. Howson (og) 15', E. Fernández 29', A. Disasi 36', C. Palmer 42', 77', N. Madueke 81'

Middlesbrough scorer: M. Rogers 81'

Chelsea deserved the result after dominating Middlesbrough 

Chelsea were on the front foot from the outset and took the lead in the 15th minute when Jonny Howson turned a Ben Chilwell cross into his own net. The Blues doubled their lead in the 29th minute through Enzo Fernandez, who fired home a low shot from the edge of the area. Chelsea made it 3-0 in the 36th minute when Axel Disasi headed home from a Raheem Sterling corner. Cole Palmer added a fourth goal for Chelsea in the 42nd minute with a well-taken finish from inside the area. Palmer made it 5-0 to Chelsea in the 77th minute with another clinical finish. Noni Madueke completed the scoring for Chelsea in the 81st minute with a tap-in from close range. Middlesbrough pulled a goal back in the 81st minute through Morgan Rogers, but it was too little, too late for the Championship side.

Chelsea reach Carabao Cup final

Chelsea will now face either Liverpool or Fulham in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley Stadium on February 25th.

Stats

Chelsea: Shots: 22, On target: 11, Possession: 73%

Middlesbrough: Shots: 7, On target: 2, Possession: 27%

What the managers said

Mauricio Pochettino (Chelsea manager):

"I'm very pleased with the performance tonight. We were excellent from start to finish. We showed great hunger and desire to win the game. We're now looking forward to the final."

Michael Carrick (Middlesbrough manager):

"We're obviously disappointed with the result tonight. We knew it was going to be a tough game, but we didn't do ourselves justice. We need to learn from our mistakes and move on.

Chelsea were far too good for Middlesbrough on the night and booking their place with a tremendous result  their place in the Carabao Cup final. They will now be looking to win their first trophy under Mauricio Pochettino.

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