Chelsea beat Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Nicolas Jackson scored the only goal of the game in the 50th minute, with the former Villarreal forward set up by Cole Palmer, who was making his first start for Chelsea after joining from Manchester City.

Chelsea had a number of chances to score more goals, with Jackson hitting the post in the 60th minute and Mason Mount having a goal disallowed for offside in the 70th minute.

However, Chelsea held on for a 1-0 victory to book their place in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Highlights

50th minute: Nicolas Jackson opens the scoring for Chelsea with a goal set up by Cole Palmer.
60th minute: Jackson hits the post for Chelsea.
70th minute: Mason Mount has a goal disallowed for offside for Chelsea.

Analysis

Chelsea were the better team in this match, and they deserved their victory. Chelsea created a number of chances, and they were clinical in front of goal.

Brighton had a few chances in the game, but they were unable to convert them. Brighton's defense was also poor, and they conceded a soft goal.

Conclusion

Chelsea beat Brighton 1-0 to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup. Nicolas Jackson scored the only goal of the game, with Cole Palmer providing the assist. Chelsea had a number of chances to score more goals, but they held on for a 1-0 victory.

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