Pedro scored a brace as the blues beat Peterborough in the FA cup to progress to the fourth-round.

John Terry was shown a red card in the 67th minute and Chelsea finished with ten men.

Pedro was superb in a wing back position against Peterborough today and looked like he has been playing there for a long time. He scored the first of the evening in the 18th minute after shot from Chalobah rebounded nicely for him to volley in to the top corner.


Conte made nine changes from the team that started at White Lane on Wednesday. Zouma made his long-awaited return to first team action since injuring his knee in February against Manchester United at the bridge.

Peterborough will rue their missed chance in the 7th minute when Lee Angol failed to score from close range and that was the best they could muster in the first half. In the 33rd minute, Pedro missed from the six-yard box and Chelsea continued pressing until in the 44th minute when Loftus-Cheek drop the ball for Michy Batshuayi to score Chelsea’s second.


Seven minutes after restart, Willian scored third for Chelsea and at that point, Chelsea were busy keeping possession in Peterborough half but when they lost possession in the 67th minute for Peterborough to counter-attack, Terry couldn’t keep up with the pace of Angol, and made a professional foul on him that resulted in his sending off.


Indeed, three minutes later; Peterborough made good use of their numerical advantage when Tom Nichols tapped in from close range to reduce the deficit to two.


But Perdro extinguished any hope of a comeback when he scored his second and fourth for Chelsea.