Two own goals and bad luck lead Frank Lampard’s Derby County down against Chelsea


Chelsea were extremely lucky to get a win against Derby County on Wednesday in the fourth round of Carabao Cup. The Blues edged past Frank Lampard’s Derby County with a margin of 3-2. Two own goals of Fikayo Tomori and Richard Keogh led Derby County down in this match. However, Frank Lampard should be proud of his team after this stellar show against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

The match was special for Frank Lampard as he came back as Stamford Bridge as the manager of Derby County. However, the start of the match was not memorable for them as the Chelsea loanee Fikayo Tomori scored an own goal at the sixth minute of the match. They came back in the match within four minutes as Jack Marriott equalised the scoreline following a mistake of Gary Cahill.


Again at the 21st minute of the match, Davide Zappacosta’s cross went to the goal with the deflection of Richard Keogh. Martyn Waghorn equalised again for Derby at the 27th minute of the match. The Blues showed attacking intents at the last few minutes in the first half and Fabregas scored at the 41st minute of the match to give the lead to Chelsea. The Blues played possessional football in the second half of the match and they were able to keep the lead till the end of the match. David Nugent’s shot hit the inner side of the bar and came back straight to Willy Caballero at the 89th minute of the match. The luck was not with Frank Lampard’s side and Chelsea went to the quarter final of Carabao Cup with this win.