Petrovic’s incredible save played a crucial role in Chelsea’s qualification for the Carabao Cup semi-final.
In the second minute of stoppage time, Mudryk’s equalizer, following Callum Wilson’s opener, took the game to penalties.
Kieran Trippier’s miss had already given Chelsea an advantage, and Petrovic’s outstanding save against Matt Ritchie secured the Blues’ victory.
Despite falling behind due to Wilson’s goal in the 16th minute, Chelsea dominated the game.
Conor Gallagher hit the crossbar early on, and Raheem Sterling’s attempts nearly leveled the score before halftime.
The pattern continued in the second half, with Nicolas Jackson and Sterling posing threats.
Christopher Nkunku’s debut added to the attacking dynamics, and Mudryk’s stoppage-time goal forced the game into penalties.
The Ukrainian’s successful conversion of Chelsea’s fourth spot-kick ensured Ritchie had to score, but Petrovic, making only his third appearance for Chelsea, had different plans.
The semi-final opponents for Chelsea will be revealed after the Liverpool vs West Ham match tomorrow.
Middlesbrough and Fulham also advanced tonight.
Chelsea had a bright start, with Gallagher hitting the crossbar in the early minutes. However, a defensive error led to Wilson’s goal.
Sterling had two near misses before halftime, and substitutions, including Nkunku’s debut, added to Chelsea’s attacking prowess.
Despite setbacks, Chelsea looked threatening, with Gusto coming on for Colwill after the break.