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Chelsea Beat Spurs To Reach Carabaro Cup Final

Chelsea Beat Spurs To Reach Carabaro Cup Final

Chelsea are through to the finals of the Carabao Cup after they beat Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 on penalties following an enthralling 90 minutes encounter which saw the tie end 2-2 on aggregate reports Completesports.com.

The Blues will face Manchester City who beat Burton Albion 10-0 on aggregate in the other semi-finals in the finals on February 24th.

Chelsea, have now reached 15 finals in 16 years in all competitions.

Trailing 1-0 from the semi-final first leg at Wembley a fortnight ago, Chelsea drew level on aggregate when the unmarked N’Golo Kante drilled in a first-time shot from 20 yards through three pairs of legs after a corner.

Eden Hazard, shot Chelsea into a 2-1 aggregate lead with an arrowed finish after being picked out by captain Cesar Azpilicueta.

Tottenham failed to produce a shot on target in the first half but forced the tie into penalties when Fernando Llorente converted Danny Rose’s cross.

After regulation time Chelsea scored all four of their spot kicks – Willian, Azpilicueta, Jorginho and David Luiz all keeping their composure.

In contrast, Tottenham missed two of their four kicks – Eric Dier, a World Cup penalty shootout hero for England in Russia, firing over the bar before Lucas Moura kick was saved by Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Prior to the shootout,Chelsea had lost four of their past five penalty shootouts in the tournament.

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