Whether it was fate or just the “luck of the draw”, Chelsea and Frank Lampard have been reunited once more.

It may have slipped under your radar, but the draw for the fourth round of the EFL Cup happened on Saturday evening after Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool.

To the delight of most, the Blues were drawn against Derby County – managed by Lampard.

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Lampard’s side progressed to the fourth round after beating Manchester United on penalties.

Not only did Lampard beat his former mentor Jose Mourinho, but Derby winger Harry Wilson scored the goal of the round:

Chelsea progressed with a dramatic 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield thanks to a fabulous solo goal from Eden Hazard.

As a result, Lampard will come up against his former club, where he is the all-time leading goal scorer.

Unfortunately for Chelsea fans, they won’t see two of their most promising players – Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori – play as they will be ineligible to play.

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Both players have excelled at the Rams under Lampard, and Chelsea fans are excited to see them return.

So, here’s how Chelsea fans took the news that they would be facing their former player:

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