Chelsea beat Luton within the fourth spherical after Tammy Abraham treble


“It’s nice to attain a hat-trick and win so comfortably. Luton are aspect,” England ahead Abraham, who now has 11 objectives this season, instructed the BBC.

“It’s at all times good to get a win, hopefully we will construct off that type now … hopefully we will construct on the boldness from right here.”

Chelsea took the lead within the 11th minute when a fast throw-in caught Luton’s defence napping, permitting Timo Werner to make a run down the best channel and minimize the ball again for Abraham who fired a low shot previous goalkeeper Simon Sluga.

Abraham doubled the lead six minutes later when he flicked a header from a Reece James cross previous Sluga, whose indecisiveness after coming off the road noticed him stranded in no-man’s land because the ball sailed over his head into the web.

Luton pulled one again on the half-hour mark when Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga didn’t maintain out Jordan Clark’s low effort.

Chelsea then dominated the second half and the introduction of Callum Hudson-Odoi had an prompt influence as his one-two with Billy Gilmour allowed him to fireside the ball into the six-yard field for Abraham to get his third with a easy tap-in.

Werner had the possibility to make it Four-1 with a penalty after he was fouled by Clark however the German, who has scored just one objective in his final 15 appearances, had his shot properly saved by Sluga.

Leicester cruise previous Brentford

Leicester Metropolis’s James Maddison arrange one objective and obtained on the scoresheet in a second-half comeback as they beat second-tier Brentford Three-1 away within the FA Cup fourth spherical on Sunday.

The Foxes will host fellow Premier League aspect Brighton & Hove Albion within the subsequent spherical.

Championship aspect Brentford took the lead within the seventh minute from a set piece when the ball took two deflections earlier than Danish centre again Mads Bech Sorensen stabbed residence his first objective in English soccer from shut vary.

Leicester began the second half on the entrance foot and equalised within the 46th minute after profitable the ball upfield earlier than Maddison discovered Cengiz Underneath in area for the Turkish winger to twist his effort previous goalkeeper Luke Daniels.

5 minutes later, the guests took the lead with a penalty after Youri Tielemans was fouled. The Belgium midfielder obtained as much as ship Daniels the mistaken means with a low shot into the underside nook.

Leicester wrapped up the win within the 71st on the counter-attack when Daniels spilled a Harvey Barnes shot and midfielder Maddison was readily available to attain his fourth objective in as many video games in all competitions.

Reuters

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