Chelsea vs Aston Villa Chelsea prevailed on penalties over Aston Villa in the third round of the Carabao Cup.
In the fourth round of the League Cup, a retooled Chelsea team defeated Aston Villa 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
Manchester United, on the other hand, were eliminated as West Ham United avenged a weekend Premier League setback by winning 1-0 at Old Trafford, with Manuel Lanzini scoring the only goal.
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Despite trailing Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 after the first half, Tottenham Hotspur finally prevailed 3-2 on penalties, giving manager Nuno Espirito Santo his second win of the season over his old team.
Timo Werner, a German striker, replaced the injured Eden Hazard in Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel’s starting lineup.
the 54th minute when he headed a Reece James cross past Villa goalkeeper Jed Steer to give his team the lead.
Villa equalised with a header from teenager Cameron Archer to force a penalty shootout. It was Werner’s first goal of the season and he squandered another good chance to make it 2-0.
Chelsea’s Ben Chilwell hit the crossbar with a penalty attempt that might have won it for them, but James stepped up and nailed it in the top corner of the net.
Arsenal beat third-tier AFC Wimbledon 3-0 at home to go to the fourth round of the FA Cup, while Leicester City overcame their league woes to beat Millwall 2-0 away.
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