Chelsea, overhauled by coach Frank Lampard after a weekend loss to Arsenal, drew 1-1 at home to Aston Villa on Monday as Oliver Giroud’s first-half header was cancelled out shortly after the break by Anwar El Ghazi. Lampard made six changes to the team that began Saturday’s 3-1 defeat to their London neighbours and his gamble on Giroud paid off when the France striker stooped to head in a cross by Ben Chilwell in the 34th minute.
Arsenal faces Leeds United in the English League Cup at Emirates Stadium in London, England, on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 (10/26/21). Fans can watch the match exclusively with ESPN+. Subscribe to the...
Arsenal and Sunderland also booked their places in the last eight of the competition.