Carabao Cup round-up: Frank Lampard’s Derby lose thriller at Chelsea

Carabao Cup round-up: Frank Lampard’s Derby lose thriller at Chelsea

On-loan Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori missed his attempted clearance and watched in Halloween night horror as the ball ricocheted off his standing leg and deflected into the net to put the hosts ahead after five minutes. It looks like they're in good hands.

Despite his mistake, Chelsea fans have high hopes that Tomori can return to the club and fill John Terry's boots. They were cancelled out by goals from Jack Marriott and Martyn Waghorn as Derby got back into contention in a insane opening 27 minutes.

Lampard scored a club record 211 goals in 648 appearances and 13 years at Chelsea, but left when his contract expired in June 2014 without having the chance to say goodbye. "I'm a lucky man to have a night like that and I feel it".

A near identical own goal - another Zappacosta cross, this time sliced into his own net by Richard Keogh - restored Chelsea's advantage after 21 minutes.

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West Ham pulled a goal back with a header from substitute Perez but Tottenham's Spanish striker Llorente ended the contest with a fine close-range volley from a corner 15 minutes from time. "I joke because I'm proud", Lampard told Sky Sports.

"It was more than a little bit (shaky), especially towards the end", Zola said. "Not like you or like every supporter here in London or for supporters of Tottenham or Arsenal, but we are going to play against them in the Premier League or like now in the Carabao Cup and I am going to research a lot of information about this".

While remaining a star for South Korea, which he led to a gold medal - thereby earning exemption from military service - at the Asian Games in September, Son is no longer guaranteed a first-team place at Tottenham because of fierce competition up front.

Derby have not won in any of their previous eight visits to Stamford Bridge and will have to pull off a herculean task if they are to come away with something in the end.

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