Portsmouth v Chelsea, 09 January 2018

Score2-1 to Chelsea
RefereeGavin Ward
CompetitionFootball League Trophy 3rd round
VenueFratton Park
Attendance3,116
Kick-off: 7.45pm This tie was originally drawn to be played at Stamford Bridge but Chelsea agreed to concede home advantage due to the scheduling of the home leg of their League Cup semi-final against Arsenal the following evening. Brett Pitman equalised for Portsmouth in the third minute of added time at the end of the game before Charly Musonda scored the winner three minutes later.

2 Chelsea

Manager: Joe Edwards

Goals:

Brett Pitman 90 G

Goals:

Charly Musonda 59 G
Charly Musonda 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Luke McGee
Defender/Midfielder Matt Clarke
Defender/Midfielder Dion Donohue
Defender/Midfielder Nathan Thompson
Midfielder Ben Close
Midfielder Adam May
Midfielder/Forward Matt Kennedy
Midfielder/Forward Jamal Lowe
Midfielder/Forward Connor Ronan
Forward Oliver Hawkins

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Marcin Bułka
Defender Trevoh Chalobah
Defender Josh Grant
Defender/Midfielder Ethan Ampadu
Defender/Midfielder Dujon Sterling
Midfielder Callum Hudson-Odoi
Midfielder Jacob Maddox
Midfielder Charly Musonda
Midfielder Ruben Sammut
Midfielder Kyle Scott
Midfielder Harvey St Clair

Substitutions:

Kal Naismith for Oliver Hawkins 53
Brett Pitman for Nathan Thompson 53
Conor Chaplin for Connor Ronan 76

Substitutions:

Daishawn Redan for Jacob Maddox 28
Joseph Colley for Josh Grant 84
Luke McCormick for Kyle Scott 87

Cards:

Christian Burgess 90 Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Alex Bass
Midfielder Kyle Bennett
Midfielder Theo Widdrington
Midfielder/Forward Kal Naismith
Forward Conor Chaplin
Forward Brett Pitman

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Jamie Cumming
Defender Joseph Colley
Defender Cole Dasilva
Midfielder Kylian Hazard
Midfielder Luke McCormick
Forward Daishawn Redan

Comments:

In line with Premier League and League Championship clubs being allowed to enter the competition, Chelsea had to select at least six players in their starting line-up who were aged under 21 on 30 June 2017.