European champions chelsea ” escapes ” Aston villa Scar at the bridge as kepa comes to the rescue for thomas tuchel new face team .
Chelsea are through to the next round of the Carabao Cup and they have their spanish International goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to thank again .
Timo werner gave chelsea the lead , heading a decisive cross from Reece james in the 54th minutes.
kepa comes to the rescue
having played a goalless draw at half time , However chelsea’s lead only lasted for ten minutes as Aston Villa Cameron Archer also scored with a beautiful heading in the 64th minutes.
Both team came close to scoring before the end of time but where not clinical enough to find the back of the net .
Match referee Graham Scott brought the game to an end after normal time as the game heads into penalty shootout .
Chelsea “Escapes” Aston Villa Scar
For chelsea , the european champions converted four of their five penalties with only Ben Chilwell Failing to score his spot kick .
However Aston villa started their spot kick on a bright note when Anwar El-Ghazi sent Kepa the wrong way , Ashley Young spot kick went over the bar before chelsea spanish International once again produced his super cup penalty heroics to save villa next spot kick from M.Nakamba .
It’s ended 4-3 in favour of chelsea , as the european cruise to the next round of the Carabao Cup .