Chelsea Advances to Semi-Finals of English League Cup with Penalty Shootout Win

2023-12-20 08:35:00

Original title: International Football丨Chelsea wins the “penalty shootout” and advances to the semi-finals of the League Cup

Xinhua News Agency, London, December 19 (Reporter Zhang Wei) Chelsea came from behind on the 19th and not only tied the score at 1:1 in stoppage time, but also defeated Newcastle United 4:2 in the “penalty shootout”. Advance to the semi-finals of the English League Cup.

Chelsea got off to a bad start at home at Stamford Bridge that day, and Wilson penetrated the city in the 16th minute. Even though the time of possession and the number of shots are far ahead of the opponent, as time goes by, Chelsea is close to defeat.

However, in the second minute of the final stoppage time, the “Magpies” defender Trippier, who has made more than one fatal mistake in recent games, made another mistake. His header in the penalty area was not far away, and Mudrick, who had just come on as a substitute, won the ball. Shoot through the net.

Newcastle, who were dragged into the “penalty shootout”, seemed to have lost their fighting spirit and their luck was gone. Before five penalty rounds were completed, they failed to score two goals and eventually lost 2:4. Among them, Trippier, who appeared in the second round, took the penalty and missed the goal post.

In addition, Everton and Fulham also tied 1:1 in regular time, and Fulham narrowly won in the penalty shootout. Championship team Middlesbrough defeated Port Vale, who are in the middle and lower reaches of the English League One, 3-0 away.

Liverpool and West Ham United will compete for the last semi-final spot on the 20th, and the draw for the semi-finals will be announced later.

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