Timo Werner scored his first Chelsea goal but Tottenham knocked the Blues out of the Carabao Cup at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The two sides went to penalties after a 1-1 draw in normal time but Mason Mount missed the final penalty to send Spurs into the fifth round of the competition.
German striker Werner capitalised on the error of Spurs debutant Sergio Reguilon to fire the Blues in front on 19 minutes.
And Chelsea were the better team for the rest of the first half but Spurs improved after the break.
Winger Erik Lamela equalised seven minutes from time to force a penalty shootout.
On spot-kicks, Mount was the only player to miss – firing wide off of the post – as Spurs won 5-4.
Express Sport rates and slates Frank Lampard’s players as they crashed out of the cup competition.
Ben Chilwell – 6
First start in Chelsea colours and he was given a free ride up and down the left flank for an hour.
Jorginho – 8
Conducted affairs from the heart of the Chelsea team, directing play with all the time in the world. Scored his penalty.
Mateo Kovacic – 7
Turned over ball from Spurs far too easily to keep Chelsea dominant in possession.
Emerson Palmieri (on for Chilwell, min 66) – 5
Couldn’t prevent Lamela drawing Spurs level. Scored his penalty.
N’Golo Kante (on for Kovacic, min 70) – 6
Gave Chelsea fresh legs in the middle.
Tammy Abraham (on for Giroud, min 76) – 6
Couldn’t make much of an impact in normal time. Scored his penalty.