Frank Lampard’s Derby Puts Up Valiant Effort but Chelsea Win 3-2

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Incredibly, the links to Chelsea don't quite end there; the unfortunate goalscorer was one of the club's players out on loan with Lampard's club, Fikayo Tomori.

Derby refused to lie down and Martyn Waghorn's close-range finish gave them renewed hope but Cesc Fabregas stroked home at the near post four minutes before halftime to make it 3-2, angering the visiting players, who felt there had been a foul in the build-up.

I'm not sure today, maybe tomorrow he is going to join us in training.' The Chelsea official website quotes us as saying.

Chelsea's game against Derby County can be viewed by United Kingdom residents on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football, which are channels 401 and 403 respectively on Sky and channels 501 and 503 respectively for Virgin Media users.

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But he grew into the game and made good challenges and good decisions.

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Chelsea FC cemented their position in third place in the Premier League table and are two points adrift of leaders Manchester City and Liverpool FC.

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Chelsea are through, Mount and Tomori got some valuable big-game experience, and Stamford Bridge got to pay tribute to perhaps the club's biggest legend without the night being tainted by an upset defeat (just about).

"Gary Cahillplayed for the first time in a while".

Zola was also questioned about the recent comparisons between current Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley and the clubs record-scorer Lampard.

The Premier League giants moved into the EFL Cup quarter-finals after the tight win at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. However, the Blues are confident Hazard will be fit to return against Palace at the weekend.

Son scored his first two goals of the season and another of Tottenham's forgotten men, Fernando Llorente, added one in a 3-1 win over West Ham in an all-Premier League London derby at the Olympic Stadium. "So we didn't have control of the game".

Chelsea: Caballero 6, Zappacosta 7, Cahill 5, Christensen 5, Emerson 6, Kante 6, Fabregas 7, Kovacic 6, Loftus-Cheek 8, Morata 5, Willian 7.

Lampard gave everything to Chelsea and they gave it back, in recognition of a career that yielded 211 goals in 648 appearances, saw him lift 11 major honours and nearly win the Ballon d'Or, coming second to Ronaldinho back in 2005.

The only thing missing from Mount's performance was a goal - seeing a Lampard-esque effort from 25 yards deflect narrowly wide and another saved low down by Willy Caballero.

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