Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid to arrive at quarter finals

Chelsea moved into the quarter-finals of the Champions League without precedent for a very long time with a 3-0 total success over Atletico Madrid.

Having set up a slim first-leg lead, Emerson Palmieri’s late strike fixed the success after Hakim Ziyech had before put the hosts immovably in charge with a low exertion after great work from Kai Havertz and Timo Werner.

Up to that point their strength under lock and key had not converted into chances before objective and in a cheeky opening, they additionally seemed lucky to endure a punishment request subsequent to visiting winger Yannick Carrasco was pulled back by Blues skipper Cesar Azpilicueta.

In any case, Italian authority Daniele Orsato waved away the case and the episode was not inspected by VAR.

Atletico took Liverpool out of the opposition in sensational design at a similar stage last term, however the La Liga pioneers seldom looked equipped for recuperating after Ziyech’s objective.

Rather Chelsea, who stay unbeaten in 13 games since Thomas Tuchel assumed responsibility, had freedoms to broaden their lead before Emerson’s stoppage-time exertion and deservedly advanced against an Atletico side that had Stefan Savic shipped off late on for elbowing Antonio Rudiger.

The Blues join individual English clubs Liverpool and Manchester City in the draw for the quarter and semi-finals on Friday at 11:00 GMT.

Source: BBC


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