Five Positives From Chelsea's 6-1 Win Over Middlesborough

Chelsea cruised into the Carabao Cup Final, demolishing Middlesborough 6-2 on aggregate along the way. The Blues have now reached the League Cup Final for the 10th time in their history, with only Liverpool making more appearances in the competition's final (13).
Chelsea v Middlesbrough - Carabao Cup Semi Final Second Leg
Chelsea v Middlesbrough - Carabao Cup Semi Final Second Leg / Vince Mignott/MB Media/GettyImages
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Having lost the first leg 1-0, Chelsea fans were hoping to see a fast start from the team that would set the tone for the rest of the night. Mauricio Pochettino's starting 11 delivered just that as they had the tie wrapped up by half-time with goals from Enzo Fernandez, Axel Disasi, Cole Palmer, and an early gift from Middlesborough's Jonathan Howson.

Palmer added a second in the 77th minute before the two subsitutes Conor Gallagher and Noni Madueke combined for Chelsea's 6th goal of the night. For a team that has often lacked composure and a finishing touch in front of goal, Chelsea's 6 goals from 6 shots on target were a pleasant surprise that Pochettino will be hoping his team will be able to build on. Here are 5 positives from Chelsea's win.