Matchday Recap: Sears and Chambers on target as Town progres

Luke Chambers jumps for joy after scoring in front of an empty South Stand. Photo: Steve Waller

Luke Chambers jumps for joy after scoring in front of an empty South Stand. Photo: Steve Waller - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Ipswich Town beat Bristol Rovers 3-0 in the first round of the Carabao Cup this afternoon.

This will be the first time the Blues have kicked a ball in anger since the 1-0 loss to eventual champions Coventry back in March, with this cup game coming against the side Town were due to face on the weekend football was shut down.

Town enter the new campaign following a pre-season which included two victories over Colchester as well as losses to Tottenham, West Ham and Cambridge.

It remains to be seen just how seriously Paul Lambert takes today’s game, though the boss did say: “We will be picking a strong team and we want to go through to the next round.”

Following today’s game, Arsenal’s Under 21s visit on Tuesday in the EFL Trophy before the real business starts with a league clash against Wigan next Saturday.


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