Goals from Ramires, Loic Remy, Kenedy and Pedro help the Blues advance into the fourth round of the League Cup but were tested on their trip to Bescot Stadium on Wednesday. download video: Walsall 1 – 4 Chelsea [Capital One Cup] Highlights 2015/16
Chelsea were forced to work hard for victory against lower league Walsall but Kenedy’s second half strike sealed their progression into the next stage of the competition.
It took just 10 minutes for the Blues to find the breakthrough against their League One opponents as Kenedy was given time on the left by-line to pick out Ramires at the back post to head in his first goal of the season.
Loic Remy doubled the Blues’ advantage moments before the break as he found space in the box to power a shot into the top corner but their celebrations were short lived as James O’Conner turned in Begovic’s parried save in stoppage time.
But Brazilan forward Kenedy was to put the game beyond doubt with a calmly taken strike after a disguised through ball from fellow youngster Ruben Loftus-Cheek mid-way through the second half before substitute Pedro added his name to the scoresheet in stoppage time.