A comfortable night in the end for Chelsea after a scare…
And what a nightmare for Juventus
Lille 1-2 Chelsea (1-4 agg)
Juventus 0-3 Villarreal (1-4 agg)
Goal! Juventus 0-3 Villarreal
Danjuma made to wait an age, but calmly slides in the penalty. Amazing stuff.
Another Goal! Juventus 0-2 Villarreal
Villarreal with the dagger. 2-0 lead. 3-1 on aggregate. Pau Torres with the tap inside the six yard box.
Another massive disappointment for Juventus in Europe
Goal! Juventus 0-1 Villarreal
Penalty to Villarreal! Needed a VAR check. Gerard Moreno takes it… SCORES!!! Juventus 0-1 Villarreal, 1-2 on aggregate!!
Goal! Lille 1-2 Chelsea
Chelsea add a second on the night and a fourth in the tie thanks to Cesar Azpilicueta, all-but-confirming their place in the UEFA Champions league last eight!
Back to it!
Lille 1-1 Chelsea (1-3 agg)
Juventus 0-0 Villarreal (1-1 agg)
It’s a goal a piece in France as Burak Yilmaz’s penalty is cancelled out by Christian Pulisic, as Lille and Chelsea go in 1-1 at the break, 1-3 on aggregate.
It’s 0-0 in Italy between Juventus and Villarreal, 1-1 on aggregate.
Goal! Lille 1-1 Chelsea
Chelsea have barely threatened until now but they are level. Lovely first time finish from Pulisic, excellent pass by Jorginho.
Goal Lille 1-0 Chelsea
Yilmaz scores, grabs the ball out of the net and runs back to the halfway line. Game on!
Penalty to Lille!
Penalty to Lille following VAR review. Jorginho handball.
The games are underway! Which teams will complete the remaining Quarter-final slots? We would find out after 90 minutes.
All eyes are on Thomas Tuchel’s Blues as they look to book their place in the Champions League quarter-final draw on Friday, if they can maintain their lead over French side Lille tonight.
Chelsea built a 2-0 aggregate advantage over their last-16 opponents in the first leg of the tie at Stamford Bridge, courtesy of goals from Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic.
Amid a tumultuous time off the pitch, the defending European champions continue to impress on it and have won their last four matches in all competitions.
Lille beat Paris Saint-Germain to last season’s Ligue 1 title but have drifted domestically this campaign, yet pose a threat having come through a decent group to make the knockouts. Jocelyn Gourvennec’s side have also not conceded a goal since the first leg.
Villarreal coach Unai Emery wants his side to be remembered for its accomplishments in this season’s Champions League, starting with a win in its last-16 match at Juventus on Wednesday.
The teams are level at 1-1 after the first leg in Spain. The former Arsenal and Paris St-Germain boss has good memories from Turin, where he guided Sevilla to its third Europa League title with a 4-2 shootout win over Benfica in 2014.