Chelsea traveled to West Bromwich Albion looking to make it two out of three wins and was expected to recover strength after a defeat at home 2-0 against Liverpool in the Premier League last time. Frank Lampard’s men recorded a resounding 6-0 victory over Barnsley in their first game of the EFL Cup in midweek and were the favorites to grab three points from this clash at The Hawthorns, but brilliant performance in the first half of hosts made sure that visitors returned with only one point of the game.
players Chelsea looked tired from his victory midweek and were slow to react to the bags, which only needed four minutes to do the bulk network as Matheus Pereira and Callum Robinson wasted no time in poor punishing head of Marcos Alonso.
Robinson was in the right place at the right time to capitalize remove error from another player Chelsea as he charged through on goal and beat Caballero with a wish under resounding after veteran defender Thiago Silva lost his concentration and let the ball under his foot. Chelsea went 3-0 against just a couple of minutes later when Kyle Bartley sidefooted effort in the corner after being played onside by James. The first half was full to the hosts.