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Sport Havertz hits treble as Chelsea rout Barnsley

01:05  24 september  2020
01:05  24 september  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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It turns out that writing off Kai Havertz two games into his Chelsea career was somewhat misguided. After the sniggering that greeted the German’s rusty displays against Brighton and Liverpool, he burst into a life with a hat-trick as Chelsea reached the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with a 6-0 win over

Havertz nets his first Chelsea goal. That goal was immediately followed by a brief but heavy downpour, although the rain didn’t seem to dampen Barnsley ’s enthusiasm as they again called Caballero into action from range, but the Argentine wasn’t troubled. On the stroke of half-time, shortly after Barnsley

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LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea midfielder Kai Havertz got off the mark with a hat-trick in a 6-0 thrashing of Barnsley at Stamford Bridge in the third round of the League Cup on Wednesday.

Havertz, who joined Chelsea from Bayer Leverkusen for 71 million pounds, started both of his side's Premier League games against Brighton and Hove Albion and Liverpool but showed his class against Championship (second tier) side Barnsley.

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Kai Havertz , Mason Mount and Mateo Kovacic feature from the off for the second time in four days. Young keeper Nathan Baxter is named on the Chelsea have won our past four home games against Barnsley in all competitions, scoring 12 goals in the process. The Tykes last win at the Bridge was 37

Barnsley saw two players red-carded at the weekend so both Mads Anderson and Michal Helik are suspended for this encounter. Predicted line-ups. Chelsea : Caballero; Azpilicueta, Silva, Tomori, Alonso; Barkley, Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic; Hudson-Odoi, Havertz , Werner.

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The Germany international calmly slotted past Barnsley keeper Bradley Collins from close range to double Chelsea's lead midway through the first half after Tammy Abraham's early strike had put them ahead.

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Ross Barkley further stretched Frank Lampard's side's advantage early in the second period before Havertz, 21, struck twice in the space of 10 minutes to complete his treble.

He fired into the net after a backheel pass from Abraham to make it 4-0, then raced on to a long ball from the England forward to round the keeper and dribble into the empty net.

Olivier Giroud completed the rout late on, setting up a fourth round tie away to either Leyton Orient or Tottenham Hotspur.

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CHELSEA winger Callum Hudson-Odoi is reportedly set for crunch talks with Frank Lampard over his future at the club. Kai Havertz and Hakim Ziyech's arrival in West London have only pushed the player Is Chelsea vs Barnsley on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news. Gossip.

Havertz signed for Chelsea this summer (Picture: Getty). Frank Lampard believes a lack of match fitness is one of the key reasons behind Kai Havertz ’s slow start to life as a ‘Kai has played in various positions through his career,’ said Lampard ahead of Chelsea ’s EFL third round clash with Barnsley .

(Reporting by Richard Martin; Editing by Toby Davis)

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James' stunner helps clinical Chelsea sink Brighton .
James' stunner helps clinical Chelsea sink BrightonNew signings Timo Werner and Kai Havertz made their debuts up front after the German internationals joined Frank Lampard's side from the Bundesliga during the close season.

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