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Quick-fire player ratings: Chelsea 6-1 Middlesbrough (6-2)

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Chelsea are through to the Carabao Cup final after thumping Middlesbrough 6-1 at Stamford Bridge.

Goals from Enzo, Disasi, Palmer and Madueke ensured the blues will be going to Wembley Stadium next month to take on either Fulham or Liverpool.

Here are the quick fire player ratings from Tuesday’s victory by CFCDaily

Petrovic: 8/10- Some big saves, especially at a crucial time when Chelsea had only just scored the opener. If that crept in we might have been looking at a different story. Other than that he didn’t have much to do apart from picking the ball out of his net once towards the end.

Disasi: 9/10- Comfortable performance from someone who has come under the microscope in recent weeks. Back at right back again due to the absence of James and Gusto and this was his best performance all season. Scored a great goal and was heavily involved in another.

Thiago Silva: 8/10- World class once again, fantastic on the ball, involved in plenty of clearances. Fantastic recovery tackle at one stage. Not under any threat defensively and another day at the office for him

Colwill: 7.5/10- First game as a centre back for a while. Much better performance compared to the first leg. A decent recovery tackle in the first half, other than that the defence genuinely had nothing to do.

Chilwell: 7/10- Given this was his first start in weeks he did pretty well. He got a decent amount of minutes and with Chelsea finishing a job early for once it allowed him to be protected. Albeit he did look a bit rusty to begin with but he grew into the game. He was unlucky to not be awarded a penalty but with no VAR there is not much you can do about it. Chelsea did look a lot more aggressive going forward with him on the pitch.

Caicedo- 7/10- A more difficult game for Caicedo and definitely has had better. Middlesbrough seemed to get a lot of joy running through him at times. In the end it didn’t really matter as naturally after the 4th goal a lot dropped off.

Enzo: 8.5/10- Everything runs through him and the centre of the team’s creation once again. Fantastic goal too given it was semi unexpected given Broja’s mishit. It is underestimated on what he brings to this Chelsea team.

Sterling: 7/10- Much better performance today and capped off with an assist. Other than that another quiet game from both the starting wingers. Most of the threat came down the middle and by forcing Boro into mistakes.

Palmer: 9/10- Top performance responding from the disappointment in the first leg and answered in the best way possible. He just seems to get better every game he plays. Unlucky to not get an assist too.

Mudryk: 5/10- Very difficult performance to process. His pace is always going to make him a threat but it’s what he does with his pace lets him down. It comes down to development and inconsistency. You just don’t know what you are going to get with Mudryk.

Broja: 6/10- Chelsea are in desperate need for a striker. Another quiet game and if Chelsea were playing him to be in the shop window I don’t think his £35m price tag is going to hold. Broja was indirectly involved in two of the goals but it was more down to the others picking up scraps. We are perhaps entering Werner territory of praising for not scoring.

Subs: Madueke: 7.5/10, Gilchrist: 6.5/10, Gallagher: 8/10, Chukwuemeka: N/A, Castledine: N/A.

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