League Two side Plymouth forced Uefa Champions League defending champions Chelsea into extra time before they lost to them through a Marcos Alonso right foot goal. An early goal from Macaulay Gillesphey out the visitors in front. The cross came from Jordan Houghton and the cross was enough to give the opener with 6,000 spectators.
Plymouth Force Chelsea to Extra Time
The Blues restored parity through their skipper Cesar Azpilicueta’s delightful flick late in the first half as they headed into the halftime break on level scores. Chelsea mounted all the pressure they can be it all proved abortive until Marcos Alonso put them back in front in the second half of the extra time.
The Blues goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga did a very good job as he saved Hardie’s tame spot-kick late in the second half of the extra time. The Premier League side registered 41 shots and 20 corners, they were able to smile at the end of the day as they advance to the next stage of the F.A Cup.
Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel was missing from the dugout after testing positive for Covid-19 on Friday, with assistant Arno Michels taking charge of the hosts.