Chelsea beats Aston Villa away and advances to the FA CUP round of 16

Chelsea beat Aston Villa 3-1 on Wednesday (7), away from home, in a repeat clash in the fourth phase of the FA Cup, and qualified for the round of 16 of the competition.

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Gallagher, Nicolas Jackson and Enzo Fernández scored for the Blues, with Diaby scoring in stoppage time. In the next phase, Chelsea will face Leeds United, currently third in the English second division.

As a result, Thiago Silva started the game on the bench and only entered 35 minutes into the second half. 

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During the week, a controversy erupted in England, following criticism from the Brazilian player’s wife, Belle Silva, on social media. In an interview before the match, coach Mauricio Pochettino said the decision was based on “performance”.

Now, both teams return to the field in the Premier League, Aston Villa faces Manchester United at home on Sunday (11), while Chelsea faces Crystal Palace away from home on Monday (12).

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