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Sport Abraham matches Lampard with FA Cup hat-trick for Chelsea vs Luton

17:35  24 january  2021
17:35  24 january  2021 Source:   goal.com

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Tammy Abraham ’s hat - trick steered eight-time champions Chelsea into the Emirates FA Cup fifth round with a 3-1 win over Luton Town. Frank Lampard ’s side will face another Championship team next up, with a trip to Barnsley on the cards after they overcame divisional rivals Norwich City on

Tammy Abraham 's hat - trick secures Chelsea victory over Luton Town in the FA Cup fourth round to relieve some pressure from boss Frank Lampard . Chelsea - who won the competition in 2018 and were beaten finalists last season - were in complete control at 2-0 and Christian Pulisic and Abraham

Tammy Abraham emulated his manager for Chelsea in their 3-1 win over Luton on Sunday, becoming the first Englishman since Frank Lampard to net an FA Cup hat-trick for the Blues.

Abraham scored twice in the first half and once in the second as the Blues saw off some spirited opposition from the Championship.

He was the first Chelsea player to score a hat-trick in the competition since Brazilian playmaker Oscar against MK Dons in 2016, and the first Englishman since Lampard against Macclesfield in January 2007.

Promisingly for Chelsea, Lampard’s effort helped his side on their way to the 2007 FA Cup final, where they beat Manchester United 1-0 with an extra-time winner from Didier Drogba.

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The 23-year-old hopes Chelsea can build on the win in the FA Cup . "It’s great to score a hat - trick and win so comfortably," Tammy Abraham told BBC Sport after scoring all of Chelsea 's goals in the FA Cup win over Luton Town. " Luton are a good side. It’s always nice to get a win.

Mason Mount captained Chelsea for the first time as Frank Lampard made seven changes for the game with Luton in the FA Cup fourth round at Stamford Bridge. Billy Gilmour started in midfield as Lampard fielded a strong side as expected, with the Blues manager

Lampard was also the last player to score twice in an FA Cup fixture for Chelsea, when both he and Daniel Sturridge did so against Ipswich in 2011.

"It’s great to score a hat-trick and win the game so comfortably,” Abraham told BBC Sport. “It is always nice to get a win and play well. Hopefully we will take that confidence on."

Abraham’s goals took him to 11 goals in all competitions this season, making him Chelsea’s top scorer. After bagging 18 last season, he became the first Chelsea youth team product to score 10 or more goals in back-to-back seasons since Michael Fillery in 1982-83.

Timo Werner, who started the day on top of the club’s scoring charts, could have gone to 10 as well but his nightmarish run of form continued as he won a late penalty but saw it well saved by Luton keeper Simon Sluga.

Lampard feels Chelsea's win over Luton can help revive their season

  Lampard feels Chelsea's win over Luton can help revive their season The Blues relieved some of the pressure on their manager with a 3-1 win that booked their place in round five. Lampard also leapt to the defence of Kepa Arrizabalaga and Timo Werner.The Blues relieved some of the pressure on their manager with a 3-1 win that booked their place in round five.

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Lampard went with his trusted youngsters, selecting 22-year-old Mason Mount as captain for the very first time, alongside Tammy Abraham Abraham hat - trick sends Blues into FA Cup fifth round despite Kepa howler. Chelsea first goal should NOT have stood with two balls on pitch vs Luton .

It was his first penalty miss since October 2018, having converted each of his last eight spot-kicks.

Werner wasn’t the only Chelsea player to leave the pitch disappointed despite getting the win. Given a rare chance to start since Edouard Mendy’s summer arrival, Kepa Arrizabalaga made one fine save in the second half but was beaten by a shot from Jordan Clark which he arguably should have stopped.

After Abraham’s early double, the goal allowed Luton back into the game and it was another 45 minutes of game time before his hat-trick goal killed the game off.

The goal left Kepa’s save percentage at 58.8 per cent since the start of last season – the worst such figure of any Premier League goalkeeper with more than 20 appearances in that period.

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Striker Timo Werner joined the club from RB Leipzig in a £53million deal while fellow Germany international Kai Havertz was an £89m acquisition from Bayer Leverkusen.Striker Werner joined the club from RB Leipzig in a £53million deal while midfielder Havertz was an £89m acquisition from Bayer Leverkusen, but the duo have netted just five Premier League goals between them since arriving at Stamford Bridge.

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