Chelsea defeat Nottingham Forest, advance to next round of the Carabao Cup

Chelsea defeat Nottingham Forest, advance to next round of the Carabao Cup

- Chelsea have qualified for the next round of the Carabao Cup

- The Blues beat visiting Nottingham Forest in the third round

- Michy Batshuayi scored three goals for Chelsea in the tie

Premier League champions Chelsea have advanced to the next round of the 2017/18 Carabao Cup after defeating visiting Nothingham Forest 5-1 in the third round.

Chelsea who have won the championship in 1965, 1998, 2005, 2007 and 2015 took the lead in the 13th minutes through Kenedy who was wonderfully set up by Rudiger.

The Blues scored the second goal six minutes later through striker Michy Batshuayi who was superbly assisted by Belgian international Eden Hazard.

Chelsea defeat Nottingham Forest, advance to next round of the Carabao Cup

Chelsea defeat Nottingham Forest, advance to next round of the Carabao Cup (photo: Guardian)

Charly Musonda netted the third goal for Antonio Conte's men in the 40th minutes, and Forest defenders would have themselves to blame for their gaffe.

Belgian star Eden Hazard provided another stunning assist in the 53rd minutes which helped Michy Batshuayi to score the fourth and winning goal for Chelsea as the Blues won 5-1.

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Source: Sports.naij.com

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