Chelsea vs Barnsley: Havertz scores hat-trick as Blues win by 6-0

Chelsea vs Barnsley: Havertz scores hat-trick as Blues win by 6-0

- Chelsea vs Barnsley ended in a 6-0 demolition of Championship side Barnsley at Stamfoprd Bridge

- Record signing Kai Havertz produced a man of the match performance by scoring a hat-trick

- Chelsea have now advanced to the 4th Round and will play the winner of Tottenham vs Leyton Orient

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Chelsea vs Barnsley ended 6-0 in favour of the Frank Lampard's side as the Blues bounced back from a Premier League defeat to Liverpool over the weekend.

Kai Havertz's scored a hat-trick as Tammy Abraham, Ross Barkley and Olivier Giroud all scored in the entertaining game at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea started the match as the stronger side but almost let in a goal after Thiago Silva made a blunder on his debut and Barnsley could not make it count.

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Chelsea vs Barnsley: Havertz scores hat-trick as Blues win by 5-0
Chelsea vs Barnsley: Havertz scores hat-trick as Blues win by 5-0. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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But it was the west London club who took the lead in the 19th minute as Abraham, out of nothing stole the ball from a defender and finished in style to make it 1-0.

Mason Mount should have made it 2-0 as the Havertz provided a lovely assist but the Englishman's shot went agonizingly wide.

It did not matter in the 28th minute as Mount returned the assist to Havertz after a dummy from Abraham, and the club's record signing scored his first goal with a calm finish to make it 2-0.

Less than five minutes after the break, it was 3-0 as Havertz's decisive tackle put Barkley through on goal and it was a fine finish from the England midfielder.

Abraham assisted in Chelsea's fourth goal after Barnsley made a fourth mistake on the night as Havertz slotted the ball home to make it 4-0 in the 55th minute.

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Mount was denied a goal in the 75th minute by Barnsley shot-stopper and at the other end, Willy Caballero made a couple of fantastic saves to keep a clean sheet.

Havertz completed his hat-trick after breaking loose from Barnsley's defensive line and glided past the goalkeeper to slam the ball into an empty net to make it 5-0.

Giroud also got his name on the scoresheet from a Ben Chilwell's pin-point cross as the Frenchman made it 6-0.

Chelsea will now face the winner of Tottenham and Leyton Orient in the next round of the competition.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Kai Havertz was aware of Jurgen Klopp's achievements before Chelsea faced Liverpool in a Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.

The newly-signed £70million attacking midfielder heaped praises on his compatriot knowing what his new club would expect during the encounter at Stamford Bridge.

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