Real Madrid accepted their abode in the UEFA Champions League semifinals with a 2-0 achievement over Chelsea (4-0 on aggregate) at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.
Rodrygo denticulate alert on the night as Real Madrid accomplished the final four for the 10th time in the aftermost 12 seasons.
Carlo Ancelotti’s ancillary will about absolutely face adolescent favorites Manchester City, who authority a 3-0 advantage advanced of leg no. 2 vs Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
By the alpha of the additional half, it was all Chelsea, as the Blues grew stronger and stronger and scoring affairs aloof went begging,
but they were acutely the ancillary in absolute ascendancy — appropriate up until Real Madrid denticulate the aperture ambition on the counter-attack.
Rodrygo got the ambition in the 58th minute afterward a clutter in the six-yard box, and the Brazilian advanced absolved the brawl into the back of the net to accomplish it 2-0 in the 80th minute.
Real Madrid angled time and afresh as Chelsea approved to get back in the tie, but the arresting European champions were awfully above back it mattered best — in the final third.
Aside from their 2-0 achievement over Borussia Dortmund on March 7, Tuesday was the best Chelsea achievement back aboriginal October.
That’s six months with one (1) achievement to be appreciative of at full-time. This is, perhaps, an article to the body.
Frank Lampard was actually arresting with his calendar selection, and it accustomed Chelsea to blot burden and actualize a few appropriate affairs on the counter.
(It’s not the way you’d apprehend a band with such an amount of tag to play, but that’s neither actuality nor there.)
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