Lemma 37.26.2. Let $f : X \to Y$ be a morphism of schemes. Let $g : Y' \to Y$ be any morphism, and denote $f' : X' \to Y'$ the base change of $f$. Then

**Proof.**
This comes down to the statement that for $y' \in Y'$ with image $y \in Y$ the fibre $X'_{y'} = X_ y \times _ y y'$ is geometrically connected over $\kappa (y')$ if and only if $X_ y$ is geometrically connected over $\kappa (y)$. This follows from Varieties, Lemma 33.7.3.
$\square$

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