Chelsea crash out of the Champions League
Chelsea’s reign as European champions is over, but not without a fight! An epic Champions League tie saw Real Madrid prevail on a rollercoaster night where the Blues wiped out Real’s first-leg advantage and then went to within 15 minutes of the last four.
Final 15 Minutes!
The defending champions are 15 minutes away from being eliminated from the competition!
Goal! Real Madrid 2-3 Chelsea
Benzema takes advantage of Rudiger slip and heads home to put Los Blancos in front.
Extra Time: Real Madrid 4-4 Chelsea AGG
The battle continues at the Santiago Bernabeu!
Bayern Munich Eliminated!
The Yellow Submarines have done the unbelievable! They eliminate GIANTS Bayern Munich!!!
Goal! Real Madrid 1-3 Chelsea
Luka Modric with a outrageous assist for Rodrygo, who fires home superbly. 4-4 on aggregate.
Goal! Real Madrid 0-3 Chelsea
Superb from Timo, runs in behind and keeps his cool to finish via a deflection!
Real Madrid 0-2 Chelsea
Alonso has the ball in the net, but it’s been disallowed for handball.
Goal! Bayern Munich 1-0 Villarreal
Müller finds space, Lewandowski finds the back of the net. Villarreal finally gave them an inch.
Goal! Real Madrid 0-2 Chelsea
Rudiger with a towering header from a corner to double our lead at the Bernabeu!
Back underway for the second 45!
Real Madrid 0-1 Chelsea (Agg. 3-2)
Bayern Munich 0-0 Villarreal (Agg. 0-1)
The Blues lead at Santiago Bernabeu after a beautiful goal from Mason Mount. There’s a huge second half to play in Spain!
Bayern Munich have not been able to break a well drilled Villarreal side in the first 45 minutes. The Yellow Submarines could be on their way to the Semi-final if things remain the same.
James and Vinicius Contest
Reece James has been married to Vinicius in this encounter.
Goal! Real Madrid 0-1 Chelsea
Mount keeps his composure to steer a shot past Courtois. Tie is very much alive now.
Here we go!
Chelsea need a truly special European night at the Bernabeu if they are to reach the Champions League semi-finals. We’re underway!
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The Blues have made their first trip to Santiago Bernabeu on a ‘mission’ to turn a 3-1 deficit in their favour. Even Tom Cruise will be worried about this ‘mission’.
Real Madrid vs Chelsea – Starting XI
Thomas Tuchel has employed the formation he used in the second half of the first leg tie. Chelsea will lineup in a 4-3-3 formation.
Carlo Ancelotti maintains his midfield trio of Kroos, Modric and Casemiro. With Cerebral forward Karim Benzema leading the lines!
Bayeen Munich vs Villarreal – Starting XI
Villarreal will be dreaming to run away from the Allianz Arena with victory. If there’s been any dark horse in the quarter-finals, it’s the Yellow Submarines.
Unai Emery has named a strong side and they would be lined up in the 4-4-2 formation against Julian Nagelsmann’s 3-4-3 Bavarians. Alphonso Davies drops to the bench as Coman and Sane take the wings.