Kepa Arrizabalaga made an error and Timo Werner missed a penalty in a 3-1 win over Luton Town, but Frank Lampard backed both players.
Tammy Abraham's hat-trick against Luton Town sent Chelsea into the fifth round of the FA Cup to lift some of the pressure on Frank Lampard.
Dean Henderson reacted to his Manchester United debut following Tuesday's EFL Cup victory at Luton Town.
Juan Mata, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood were all on target, though Dean Henderson made a vital contribution on his debut.
Ten fixtures across the EFL were granted permission to be played in front of fans, although Luton Town will not take part.
Blackburn Rovers provide the first test of the Championship season for relegated Bournemouth on September 12.
West Brom will play in the Premier League next season, where they could yet be joined by Swansea City, but Wigan Athletic are in League One.
With Brentford having faltered earlier, Fulham beat Sheffield Wednesday to keep their top-two hopes alive.
Hull City shipped eight goals to Wigan Athletic, whose survival hopes look increasingly positive at a time of worrying upheaval at the club.
A place in the top six of the Championship was guaranteed for Fulham after they defeated Cardiff City 2-0 on Friday.