Chelsea advanced to the EFL Carabao Cup semifinals after a 0-2 win over Brentford, according to Ajokeonifaari Jorginho scored the game’s only goal.
The first goal was scored by the Bees, who turned in a Reece James cross into his own net as the Blues saw off their fellow London club to go to the next round of the Carabao Cup.
Because most of the senior squad regulars were ruled out due to injury and the coronavirus, which is rapidly spreading, numerous players from the youth team were pumped into the starting lineup.
FULL MATCH REPORT: BRENTFORD VS CHELSEA
Both teams got off to a fantastic start on the pitch, which gave the first half of the match a few talking points in the early stages when chances were being created.
Brentford were the ones who were trying to score against a team that was able to keep them at bay who were able to keep everything under control while trying to organize and advance in the game.
Chelsea dominated possession but lacked creativity in attack, failing to register a single shot on target despite being the better team on the pitch as the game progressed.
The chances continued coming, but no goal was scored as the Blues took control of the game, pushing relentlessly and coming dangerously close to scoring on numerous occasions.
Nothing came through as Brentford Vs Chelsea went into the halftime break with a 0-0 goalless draw, which wasn’t too bad considering the quality of players on both sides of the pitch.
Both London clubs got off to a fantastic start in the second half, taking up where they left off in the goal-filled opening 45 minutes of the match.
Chelsea keep the same level of control they had in the first half, ensuring that things didn’t get out of hand, despite the fact that they know their team isn’t good enough to withstand pressure.
It was looking bright for Brentford, who had found solutions to all of their defensive concerns against their opponents, who continued to pound on their defenders in search of a breakthrough that never came.
In the 80th minute, Pontus Jansson gave the Blues the lead by diverting a Reece James cross into his own net, making the score 0-1 as the game went into the final minutes.
Jorginho increased his side’s advantage in the 85th minute of the match when a penalty was awarded, which the Italian took and converted with ease, making the game 0-2 in their favor.
With the goal, Chelsea won 0-2 against Brentford, advancing to the EFL Carabao Cup semifinals with an incredible triumph away from home.
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