Chelsea’s Enzo Fernández shows his worth with AFC Wimbledon winner

30 August 2023 09:00
If in doubt turn to the £106.8m world champion sitting on the bench. It was the equivalent of money shouting through a megaphone when Enzo Fernández entered the fray after 65 minutes of watching Chelsea toil against the side sitting fifth in League Two. Mauricio Pochettino was in no mood to be caught out and, hard though AFC Wimbledon fought, a feisty Carabao Cup tie was only going one way once Fernández was on.It was the Argentinian whose goal carried Chelsea into the third round, though not before Wimbledon had given them a fright by taking an early lead. The visitors were awkward, Harry Pell delivering a comically spiky performance in the middle, and Chelsea were nervy until Noni Madueke drew them level from the spot. Pochettino was a relieved man at the end, especially as. Wimbledon had chances to force penalties. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian