Chelsea defeated Middlesbrough 6-1 in the second leg of the semifinal match of the English Football League Cup (EFL) at Stamford Bridge in London, England, at 5 a.m. on Monday (Korea time). With the victory, Chelsea advanced to the final with a combined score of 6-2 in the first and second legs.
The home side Chelsea pulled out the 4-2-3-1 formation. Armando Broja, Raheem Sterling, Mykhailo Mudryk, Cole Mafer, Enzo Fernandez, Moises Caicedo, Ben Chilwell, Levi Colwill, Thiago Silva, Axel Disasi and Jorge Petrovic were among the players.라바카지노
In response, away team Middlesbrough launched a 4-4-2 formation. Morgan Rogers, Marcus Forsh, Hayden Hackney, Johnny Hauson, Dan Barrazier, Matt Crooks, Lukase Engel, Raab van den Berch, Dale Fry, Matt Clarke and Tom Glover were among the starters.
Chelsea opened the scoring. In the ninth minute of the first half, Mudryk, who caught the ball near the penalty box, attempted a bold mid-range shot, but it deflected off the opponent’s defense and missed the goal.
Chelsea had a critical chance. In the 12th minute of the first half, Chilwell, who received a pass from Colwill penetrating into the box, tried to score with his head but it went over the goal. And in the 15th minute of the first half, Chilwell, who pushed aside the opponent’s defense with his own personal ability, gave Sterling a penetration pass and connected it back to Broja, creating an opportunity. After receiving Sterling’s pass, Broja fired a shot, which deflected off the opponent’s defense and scored the first goal.
Middlesbrough, who allowed the first run, immediately launched a counterattack. In the 16th minute of the first half, Rogers shot a ball that flowed from a corner kick, but was blocked by Petrovich’s goalkeeper.
Chelsea, which had been taking the overall lead in attacking, eventually scored an additional goal. In the 29th minute of the first half, Disashi, who caught the ball from the right side, exchanged passes with Sterling on a one-to-one basis, which shook the net through Broja and Enzo.
Chelsea, riding on momentum, continued their attack. In the 33rd minute, Enzo, who received Palmer’s penetration pass, fired a powerful shot but headed straight for the goalkeeper. And in the 36th minute, DeSash, who seized the ball under strong pressure near the half-line, passed to Palmer, who then headed back to DeSash via Sterling.
Middlesbrough completely collapsed. In the 42nd minute, Palmer, who seized the ball through pressure near the penalty box, fired an accurate left-footed shot into the net. Thus, the first half ended with a 4-0 Chelsea lead.
At the start of the second half, both teams pulled out replacement cards. Chelsea left out Moudreak and put in Noni Madueke, Middlesbrough left out Marcus Fors and Anferni Dycksteel took the ground.
Chelsea opened the second half as well. Seven minutes into the second half, Chilwell, who caught the ball from the left side, passed to Colwill and attempted a powerful left-footed shot but missed the goal.
The game was similar in the second half. Chelsea took the overall lead and launched the attack. Then, in the 20th minute of the second half, Broja and Chilwell were left out, and Conor Gallagher and Alfie Gilchrist were deployed.
It was Chelsea who broke the constant lull. In the 32nd minute of the second half, Palmer neatly finished the cutback by Garrager from the left side to complete the 5-0 score. In the 36th minute of the second half, Madueke, who once again received Gallagher’s penetration pass, scored the team’s sixth goal with a left-footed kick.
Late in the day, Middlesbrough made it up. In the 42nd minute, after catching the ball from the left side, Rodgers folded inside and fired a right footed shot, which shook Chelsea’s net and scored a goal. No more goals were scored afterwards, and the match ended in a 6-1 Chelsea victory.