Abraham scores hat-trick as Chelsea progress into 5th Round of FA Cup

Abraham scores hat-trick as Chelsea progress into 5th Round of FA Cup

Akan Anwankwo
January 24, 2021 at 2:21 PM

- Chelsea vs Luton Town 4th Round FA cup game ended in a 3-1 win in favour of the Blues

- Tammy Abraham produced a man-of-the-match performance scoring a hat-trick

- Timo Werner provided an assist but failed to score a spot-kick four minutes from time

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Chelsea qualified into the 5th Round of the FA Cup after a hard-earned 3-1 victory over Luton Town at Stamford Bridge.

Tammy Abraham scored a hat-trick while Jordan Clark scored the only goal for the Championship club.

Timo Werner set up Abraham for the first goal with a brilliant cut-back as the England striker side-footed his shot home to make it 1-0 after 11 minutes.

Abraham scores hat-trick as Chelsea progress into 5th Round of FA Cup at Luton Town's expense
Abraham scores hat-trick as Chelsea beat Luton Town 3-1 in the FA Cup. Photo by Nick Potts
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Abraham completed his brace with a spinning header from Reece James' cross which deceived the goalkeeper to make it 2-0 in the 17th minute.

Luton got one back after Kepa Arrizabalaga spilled Clark's shot at the near post to put the Hatters back into the game.

Chelsea missed several scoring opportunities at the start of the second period and Werner, Hakim Ziyech and Mason Mount were not clinical in the final third.

Harry Cornick forced a brilliant save from Kepa on the hour mark after he was left unmarked inside the penalty area.

Substitute Hudson-Odoi quickly made an impact after coming on for Christian Pulisic and he provided the final pass for Abraham to complete his hat-trick in the 74th minute. 4-1 it was.

Werner won himself a penalty four minutes from time but the German striker could not convert the resulting spot-kick.

But Frank Lampard's men got the job done as they progressed into the next stage of the competition.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Timo Werner missed a sitter and Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has advised the German striker to keep working on the training pitch to get those kinds of chances converted.

The 24-year-old has not scored for Chelsea in the last 12 matches until the FA Cup win over League Two side Morecambe.

The Germany international was brought on in the second half in the west London derby against Fulham but failed to find the back of the net.

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