The victory against Brighton helped ease of the early pressure on Mauricio Pochettino. After a difficult start in the premier league. It was a vital goal for Jackson just his second since arriving at Chelsea in the summer.They will now face championship side Blackburn in the next round.
However, a satisfying night for Chelsea came with a late sting with a tail as Ben Chilwell was forced off late in the game.Due to the left back suffering from hamstring injury. Brighton will have been frustrated to lose after missing two glorious chances in the first half. But with the Europa league to contend with this season alongside their brilliant starting in the season. This early exit in Carabao cup may have been a blessing in disguise for Roberto De Zerbi and his side.
In addition, the managers came out this message after the match. Chelsea Mauricio Pochettino; I think all of the team was really good. Cole Parlmer is very talented player and was the key in this victory. He is still young and still needs to settle in the club. Whereas Roberto De Zerbi said ; I’m very disappointed about the results because I wanted to compete in all four competitions. I felt the effort we put out was enough to win the game. We came here to win and move forward I this cup.
This great victory will help the team to perform their best in the next fixture against local rivals Fulham on Monday.