Lampard left disappointed after Derby defeat to Chelsea

Callum Hudson Odoi

Callum Hudson Odoi

The generosity was obviously contagious, as the away side soon gifted their hosts the lead just four minutes in - Fikayo Tomori, on loan at Derby from Chelsea, making a terrible hash of a fairly routine clearance and sending the ball trundling into his own net off his standing leg...

Despite the gulf in quality on paper, Lampard's Derby side gave it a real good go against Chelsea, twice levelling the scores after they had conceded two own goals in the first half.

The rams now look to complete there return in to the premier league this season.

The second half Chelsea started the more firm side looking like the premiership team they are Derby would slowly get back in to the game with with shot after and shot if not for the post Derby would have got their equaliser.

Former Derby County star Shane Nicholson has insisted that it is a win-win situation for both Chelsea and the Rams if Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori play a part in the EFL Cup clash between the two clubs tonight.

Derby manager Lampard, who enjoyed 13 hugely successful years as a Chelsea player, watched his side put up a courageous fight against their Premier League opponents, twice levelling the match after calamitous own goals.

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"He was unlucky with the own-goal but the performance he put in was excellent, so he shouldn't feel bad, it happens".

"I have nothing but great memories of this place and they thank me like that".

"I'm so thankful to the Chelsea fans", added Lampard, whose name was chanted by the home supporters throughout the match.

Chelsea had the last laugh with the third goal from Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas in the 41st minute.

Arsenal's Matteo Guendouzi was sent off for a second booking after 56 minutes and on-loan Leeds defender Paudie O'Connor headed home for Blackpool with 25 minutes to play.

The Blues found out about their last eight opponents when the draw was held on Wednesday night.

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