Chelsea 3 Bristol Rovers 2: Batshuayi brace helps sink the Pirates

The Blues hadn’t played in the second round of the League Cup since 1996.

But after finishing 10th last year and finding themselves out of Europe they were left with a tricky tie against League One Rovers.

Inevitably, boss Antonio Conte made a raft of changes, giving starts to Cesc Fabregas, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Victor Moses and Ola Aina.

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