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Chelsea's Next League Cup Fixture, The Date And Venue

Chelsea faced Aston Villa in yesterday's EFL Cup third round play offs. Chelsea got through to the next stage of the competition after they won 4-3 on penalties.

Thomas Tuchel rested some of the first team players yesterday he used an unlikely lineup against Aston Villa yesterday and surprisingly they performed well. Timo Werner scored his first goal of the season after he reacted brilliantly to Reece James cross. Minutes later, Aston Villa grabbed the equalizer after Cameron Archer scored from Matty Cash's assist.

Chelsea won on penalty shoot out after Kepa Arrizabalaga made brilliant saves to get Chelsea back in it. The EFL fourth round draw was drawn yesterday and Chelsea will face a likely opponent in the next stage of the competition.

Chelsea will face Southampton at Stamford Bridge on the 25th of October, 2021. Just more than four weeks from now. The last time Chelsea faced Southampton last season it didn't go as planned. Chelsea failed to get a win against Southampton last season, they played a 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge and a 1-1 draw at St Mary's Stadium.

The game against Southampton in February was one of Thomas Tuchel's opening games as Chelsea's manager. Southampton took the lead in the first half of the match but Chelsea had to score the equalizer from the penalty spot in the second half. Southampton will be facing a different Chelsea this time around, besides they're currently having their worst start to the Premier League season.

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