Romelu Lukaku scored the winning goal as Chelsea came from behind to beat Luton Town 2-3 in the Emirates FA, MySportPlug reporting.
It was a game which the Blues started off poorly as they couldn’t make anything happen all through the 45 minutes which saw them being wasteful with everything as the Championship side capitalized on their weakness and hurt them.
They came to life in the second half which saw them getting the job done as Saul Niguez first half goal as accompanied with Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku who all got the job done after 90 minutes of football played between them in the Emirates FA Cup.
LUTON TOWN VS CHELSEA FULL MATCH REPORT
It was a disaster for Thomas Tuchel and his players in the first half of the encounter which saw them unorganized with so much discord amongst them all over the pitch which was used against them by their opponent.
Luton Town wasted no time in scoring the opening goal after a nice buildup from kickoff saw Reece Burke neatly beating Kepa Arrizabalaga to make the scoreline 1-0 under two minutes played between both teams on the pitch which was poor from the away side.
The game carried on with Chelsea still unable to make anything happen until the 27th minute of the encounter which saw Timo Werner setting up Saul Niguez who beautifully put the Blues back in the match 1-1 as it progressed with more opportunities.
Once again the Champions of the World were caught off guard as Harry Cornick smashed home another one with help coming from Carlos Mendes to put the home side back in the lead 2-1 in the 40th minute of the Emirates FA Cup clash which was looking bad for the Blues.
More opportunities but nothing happened as they ended the first half with Luton Town taking a good 2-1 lead into the break against Chelsea who was wasted all through the 45 minutes of football with poor defending coming from them.
The second half started with a breath of fresh air as both teams looked sharp with aim of making sure they got the job doch the Blues came in as the side looking to make sure they level back immediately before searching for a lead.
Chelsea pressured the Championship side so badly that they couldn’t cope which resulted in a delivery from Ruben Loftus Cheek saw Timo Werner finish off to make it 2-2 in the 68th minute of the second half as it carried on going forward.
Luton Town did well enough to hold off the English Premier League side from taking the lead, but they couldn’t last long as a brilliant pass from Timo Werner was finished off by Romelu Lukaku as the Blues took a 2-3 lead which saw them carrying on with the scoreline.
The match ended with Chelsea getting the job done against Luton Town 2-3 as the Championship side gave them a good run for their money in an encounter which could have easily gone anywhere as both teams stood an equal chance of progressing to the next round which the Blues did.