After the first match in London, which Real won 3-1 after a hat-trick Karim BenzemaLooks like the tie is already over. Chelsea coach himself Thomas Tuchel He admitted that if his team performed similarly at the Santiago Bernabéu at home, there would be no chance of promotion. As it turned out, his players looked much better that day.
Chelsea scored the withdrawn Real. But only until…
The other thing is that Real Madrid joined the match, withdrew, reluctant to play football. Although the first half was closed and ahead Chelsea Filled with long-range shots, the guests were able to get close to the “Królewskie”. In the 15th minute of the match, he played a great two-move with Timo Werner Mason Mount And a powerful shot from 16 meters opened the scoring.
Chelsea scored a touchdown goal on aggregate but could not seriously threaten Thibaut Courtois in the first half. It only happened after the break. host of this meeting Simon Marciniak In controversial circumstances, the guest dictated a corner kick in the 51st minute, and Mount’s cross with an accurate header turned into a goal. Antonio Rudiger.
Chelsea continued to advance. In the 63rd minute he showed a beautiful goal Marcos AlonsoWho seduced his opponent in the penalty area and hit the window of the Real Madrid goal. But after checking the video, it turned out that the Spaniard helped himself a little with his hand and the target could not be recognized.
After a period fact He had a chance to shoot, but Karim Benzema’s header only hit the crossbar from Edward Mendy’s goal. And Chelsea achieved, a quarter of an hour before the end of the basic time of the match, what they did not achieve ten minutes or so before. After a great pass by Mateo Kovacic, Timo Werner He mocked Casemiro and David Alaba in the penalty area, then happily put the ball into the net and the score was 0:3.
Modricia’s genius and super reserve have brought Real Madrid back to life. Benzema decided everything
But Real responded very quickly. Already five minutes after a wonderful cross Modricia Weaknesses The outside of the “Royal” foot and scored Rodrigowho actually appeared on the field 120 seconds ago. Not only that, Thibaut Courtois was saved earlier by Thibaut Courtois, who perfectly defended Kai Havertz’s header.
In the end, Chelsea were closer to happiness, Christian Pulisic missed two good positions in overtime and there was extra time. It seemed that Chelsea would attack and close to scoring the winning goal. Nothing could be more wrong. The nightmarish mistakes in defending the “Blues” made it possible in the 96th minute Karim Benzema To score another goal in this competition and open the way to the semi-finals of Real Madrid.
Chelsea, who had been weak most of the extra time, didn’t wake up until after 110 minutes. A powerful shot from Hakim Ziyech was saved by Courtois, and he did not take advantage of two very good chances JorginhoHavertz hit the head just missed Real’s goal.
Nothing else happened in this match. Real Madrid lost to Chelsea 2:3 after extra time, but won 5:4 on aggregate and it was the “Kings” who scored in the semi-finals. Champions Leaguewhere they will face Manchester or Atletico Madrid (In the first match, the score was 1-0 for City).