Tuchel Leads Chelsea To Fourth Final Under A Year

Chelsea have booked their place in the final of the Carabao Cup this season following a 1-0 (3-0 aggregate) win over Spurs on Wednesday night.Chelsea went away to Tottenham to ensure their qualification and the blues did it with another clean sheet.

Match Summary

CARABAO CUP Chelsea book their place in the final of the EFL Cup after a commanding performance in the capital. The Blues took the lead through Rudiger inside the first half. Gollini’s error allowing him to head home from a Mount corner. Spurs did win a penalty before the first 45 minutes came to an end.

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However, VAR officials decided Andre Marriner’s original decision was wrong after he ruled Rudiger had fouled Hojbjerg in the box. He awarded a second penalty in the second half, but the officials sided with Chelsea for a second time after Kepa brought down Lucas Moura in the box by winning the ball. Spurs’ bad luck continued as Kane’s goal was ruled out for offside, and their wait for a trophy goes on. 

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Thomas Tuchel was pleased with his and Chelsea`s achievement he had this to say after the match:

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“Good because that was the target. When you go to the semi-final, of course, everybody wants to get to the final. We are very happy because Wembley is waiting, full house, cup final, this is where you want to be as footballers and coaches.

 Thomas Tuchel`s men will turn their attentions to Manchester City as they`ll hope to cut the 10 points gap between themselves and the Citizens.