Chelsea’s Clinical Performance Overwhelms Aston Villa in FA Cup Fixture

In an exhilarating FA Cup clash, Chelsea secured a commanding victory over Aston Villa on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at Villa Park in Birmingham.

Enzo Fernandez of Chelsea celebrating a stunning free kick
Enzo Fernandez of Chelsea celebrating a stunning free kick. Getty images

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Key Players

Enzo Fernandez shone as the standout performer for Chelsea, delivering a stunning long-range goal. Conor Gallagher and Nicolas Jackson also made crucial contributions with their goals. Meanwhile, Moussa Diaby salvaged a late consolation goal for Aston Villa.

Brief Highlights

Chelsea asserted dominance early on, with Conor Gallagher finding the net in the 11th minute, swiftly followed by Nicolas Jackson’s headed goal in the 21st minute. In the second half, Enzo Fernandez sealed the win for Chelsea with a remarkable free-kick. Despite a late effort from Moussa Diaby, Aston Villa fell short of a comeback.

Game Statistics (Chelsea vs Aston Villa)

TeamYellow CardsCorner KicksTotal ShotsShots On TargetShots Off TargetShots BlockedBall Possession (%)Free KicksOffsidesGoal KicksThrow InsShots SavedFoulsInjuriesGoals ConcededGoals Scored
Aston Villa171455449142416513031
Chelsea 261283151150711414113

Timeline of the Match

  • 11th minute: Conor Gallagher scores for Chelsea
  • 21st minute: Nicolas Jackson extends Chelsea’s lead
  • 54th minute: Enzo Fernandez seals Chelsea’s victory
  • 90+1 minute: Moussa Diaby scores a consolation goal for Aston Villa

Table Position

Aston Villa occupies the 4th position in the Premier League standings with 46 points, while Chelsea sits in the 11th position with 31 points.

Upcoming key Matches

Chelsea will clash against Manchester City, and Liverpool on 17th and 25th of February respectively. Aston Villa will face Manchester United on 11th February.

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