“The Blues” conceded first but still left the Villa Park yard with 3 points completely after the 2-1 victory. Away goals were scored by Christian Pulisic and Olivier Giroud.
Against the opponent who is in a bad shape, Chelsea easily took control of the game. Lampard’s army held the ball more than 70%, deploying diverse attacks.
“The Blues” performed the situation turned on the middle central, the ball hanging phase from two borders but ineffective. Mason Mount is the most impressive player in the away team with 2 powerful long-range shots and situations that create high mutations.
Kante comes back and gives Chelsea complete control of the midfield
Suddenly when Chelsea was overwhelming but the team conceded. 43 minutes, center-back Kortney Hause comfortably invaded the restricted area, picked up the cross from the right and then launched two shots to beat goalkeeper Kepa. The first half ended with a temporary advantage to the host.
Chelsea continued to be the team that controlled the game when the second half began. The team from London sometimes holds the ball up to 90%. In the 55th minute, Lampard coach made a change in personnel and immediately became effective.
From Azpilicueta’s suspension, the young American star was in time to cushion the ball into the top of Nyland’s net.
Pulisic entered the field and soon shone to help Chelsea upstream
Less than a minute later, Chelsea increased the score to 2-1. Azpilicueta continued to mark with a pass for Giroud. The French striker turned to finish to help the visitors pass.
Chelsea actively reduced the pace of the match for the rest of the time. Aston Villa except for the ball hanging from two borders is no better solution to reach the goal of Kepa. The match ended with a 2-1 victory for Lampard’s teachers and students. “The Blues” maintained the 4th position, increasing the gap with Man Utd to 5 points.