- Kenedy opens the scoring for Chelsea after 13 minutes.
- Michy Batshuayi doubles the lead with second goal of the season.
- Charly Musonda makes it three before half time.
- Batshuayi nets his second after Eden Hazard assist and completes hat-trick after Kenedy hits the bar.
- Tendayi Darikwa nets consolation for Nottingham Forest in stoppage time.
- Hazard makes first Chelsea start since May after broken ankle.
- Musonda, Willy Caballero, Ethan Ampadu, Dujon Sterling handed Blues debuts.
- Recap: Manchester United 4-1 Burton Albion, West Bromwich Albion 1-2 Manchester City
- Recap: Arsenal 1-0 Doncaster Rovers Everton 3-0 Sunderland
Well that brings an end to our live coverage from the Carabao Cup. We will have live coverage of the draw later this evening, one which will be graced by Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United; a big tie surely awaits.
But until next time have a very good evening.
Full time: Chelsea 5-1 Nottingham Forest
Job done for Chelsea. Michy Batshuayi nets a hat-trick to send them through to round four, on a night where during which four players made his debuts. Kenedy opened the scoring early on, before Charly Musonda netted a fine third goal. Eden Hazard played a full 90 minutes on his return from a broken ankle.
GOAL! Chelsea 5-1 Nottingham Forest
There is indeed a sixth goal but it is for the visitors, one which they deserve for their endeavour in this match and which their travelling fans have also earned. The Blues are caught out having thrown players forward and Tendayi Darikwa slides home. And that is the full time whistle.
"We want six, we want six," the Chelsea crowd cry. Not long to get it if they are to satisfy the appetite of the Stamford Bridge crowd. Approaching stoppage time.
GOAL! Chelsea 5-0 Nottingham Forest (Michy Batshuayi)
A hat-trick for Batshuayi but I am not too sure about how much he knew about it. Kenedy hits a thunderous effort which hits the bar and rebounds off the Chelsea and into the empty net.
Zak Clough with an ambitious free-kick which catches out Caballero and skims the roof of the net. Had that been on target, I fancy that was in. The Chelsea second string goalkeeper has not exactly been convincing tonight, in the short periods he has been involved.
Eden Hazard has been mesmeric at times tonight and his cross finds Batshuayi's head, but he can't generate the power or direction to complete his hat-trick. Ten minutes to go and you fancy there may still be another goal.
Dujon Sterling now coming on for Chelsea as Antonio Conte gives a second debut of the night. The Londoner replaces Davide Zappacosta. Good night for the Blues academy; not a sentence you often hear on a night the first team play.
Jake Clarke-Salter now on for Chelsea, making just his second senior appearance. he spent last season on loan at Bristol Rovers where he didn't really make an impression. He's got just over 20 minutes here. Andreas Christensen makes way.
Hazard and Batshuayi embrace after combining to score Chelsea's fourth.
The start of Ampadu's Chelsea career seemingly signals the end of Daniel Fox's evening as a hard tackle on the Forest full-back leaves him floored. I think he was heading off anyway, but his evening comes to an end after an hour.
Ethan Ampadu on to become the ninth youngster player in Chelsea's history. He'll get more than half an hour to impress. He may even get in on the act if he's lucky.
GOAL! Chelsea 4-0 Nottingham Forest (Michy Batshuayi)
Chelsea may be going through to the fourth round but the biggest positive from tonight is the form of Eden Hazard who looks fit and fresh. The Belgian goes through on goal but instead of scoring himself he turns inside Henderson and lays it on a plate for Batshuayi. Too easy.
AGAINST THE POST! Eden Hazard almost marks his full return with the goal but from his favoured inside left position he rattles the upright.
Willy Caballero has had next to nothing to do - and perhaps just as well. He spills a weak effort from Cummings and it takes a fine clearance from Rudiger to prevent Walker from finishing.
Charly Musonda drives Chelsea into a 3-0 lead.
Back under way at Stamford Bridge. How many can Chelsea get, or more vitally, how many do they want?
Half time: Chelsea 3-0 Nottingham Forest
A half which belongs to Charly Musonda. He has bossed the game and almost scores a second when he brings down a 40-yard pass but can't find the target.
Chelsea have been in complete control with goals from Kenedy and Michy Batshuayi settling the nerves. Musonda added a third with some aplomb. Forest started well but have faded badly.
Sorry to report that there are some chants emanating, I believe from the Chelsea supporters, regarding Jimmy Saville. Some people have no shame.
GOAL! Chelsea 3-0 Nottingham Forest (Charly Musonda)
Charly Musonda scores on his Chelsea debut after a fine first half display. Fabregas is the architect again, finding the Belgian who drives low beyond Henderson. A swallow dive follows and as well he might.
Naturally a bit of a lull in the game as Chelsea take a grip of the game and Forest just try and hang in there. No penalty for Eden Hazard though, who is body-checked on the edge of the box by Worrall.
Michy Batshuayi puts Chelsea two-up.