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Mason Mount Scores Birthday Goal as Chelsea Thrash Morecambe in third Round

Mason Mount (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount scored on his 22nd birthday as Frank Lampard’s aspect eased to a 4-Zero victory over fourth-tier Morecambe within the FA Cup third spherical.

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  • Last Updated: January 10, 2021, 22:34 IST
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Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount scored on his 22nd birthday as Frank Lampard’s aspect eased to a 4-Zero victory over fourth-tier Morecambe within the FA Cup third spherical on Sunday. Mount gave Chelsea an early lead at Stamford Bridge with a fierce shot from 25 yards, leaving Morecambe goalkeeper Mark Halstead with no likelihood.

Chelsea striker Timo Werner scored his first objective in two months with a easy tap-in from Kai Havertz’s knockdown shortly earlier than halftime.

The hosts stepped up their depth within the second half as Hakim Ziyech threaded a pleasant by means of ball for Callum Hudson-Odoi to attain 4 minutes after the interval.

Havertz added a fourth with a thumping header within the 85th minute as Chelsea claimed their first win in 4 video games in all competitions.

Morecambe had almost taken a shock lead within the 11th minute when Adam Phillips’s swerving cross nearly caught Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga out.

Kepa recovered brilliantly to maintain the ball from crossing the road earlier than Chelsea’s attacking high quality proved an excessive amount of for Morecambe, who had been taking part in their first match since Dec. 26.

Making their first third-round look since 2003, Morecambe are recovering from a COVID-19 outbreak on the membership which pressured captain Sam Lavelle to overlook the match.

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