The Chelsea sealed their ticket to the knockout round after thrashing 6-0 at the Barnsley team, the English second division, at a meeting in the shined the German striker Kai Havertz, author of a hat – trick.
The young German international, 21, began to justify his performance against the modest Barnsley the 77 million euros that the “blues” paid Bayer Leverkusen on 4 September for their services. Havertz, who had started the first two league games, made his debut as a scorer with the London team, after signing the momentary 0-2 after 29 minutes.
A goal in which the 21-year-old German international demonstrated one of his main qualities, his ability to break into the opponent’s area, by taking advantage of a ball filtered by Mason Mount to beat the rival goalkeeper with quality. So much so that it seemed to encourage the German, that he found the ideal partner in Tammy Abraham.
If in the first goal of Havertz the striker let the ball pass between his legs to reach the German, in the second, Abraham enabled his teammate’s arrival to the area with a nice heel. Much easier seemed the third and last goal from Havertz, who skillfully solved a deep pass, of course, from Abraham, which left the new Chelsea player alone in front of the rival goalkeeper.
Pending match canceled between Leyton and Tottenham
The Chelsea will face in the second round with the winner of the match being the Leyton Orient and Tottenham, which was canceled after the ten cases of coronavirus detected in Leyton. However, it is not yet known whether the English Federation will consider Tottenham the winner of the tie or will look for a new date to play the match, as claimed by the modest Leyton Orient, a team from the fourth category of English football.