Chelsea reached the semi-finals of the Champions League 3Chelsea reached the semi-finals of the Champions League 3

* Scored: Mehdi Taremi 90’+4

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Porto did what they could to reverse the situation, but only won 1-0 when returning to neutral stadium Sevilla as the away team in the return leg yesterday.

Taremi’s tabletop masterpiece.

Opta’s statistics after the match showed that this masterpiece of a goal-scoring defeat came in the first second of the fourth minute of injury time.

But, just like 16 years ago – Chelsea lost 2-3 in the second leg, and won 6-5 against Bayern in the end. After a very late goal, there was joy in winning a ticket to the next round for the English club.

Chelsea has always won the final after winning the first leg away from home in 14 previous European Cup knockout matches in the two-legged format.

Chelsea reached the semi-finals of the Champions League

Tuchel shared his joy with Chelsea players after the final whistle.

Playing 3-4-2-1 with N’golo Kante actively dropping deep to support defense and Jorginho keeping pace and regulating the ball, Chelsea created a feeling of safety and certainty most of the time.

The Portuguese representative in this match welcomed back attacking midfielder Sergio Oliveira, but their playing style was generally monotonous given the tightness and certainty in the defensive posture that Chelsea put up.

In the entire first half, Porto only had one situation that caused trouble for Chelsea’s defense, when Ben Chilwell cleared the ball incorrectly, like passing it to Corona in the 33rd minute. But in an unmarked position and facing goalkeeper Mendy, the player

The second half also followed a similar scenario.

Chelsea reached the semi-finals of the Champions League

Chelsea always feels solid, easily breaking most of Porto’s attacking efforts.

Not long after this failure, Chelsea conceded a goal from Taremi’s moment of brilliance.


Chelsea (3-4-2-1): Mendy – Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Rudiger – James, Kante, Jorginho, Chilwell – Mount (Ziyech 86′), Pulisic – Havertz (Giroud 90’+2).

Porto (4-3-3): Marchesin – Manafa (Nanu 75′), Mbemba, Pepe, Sanusi – Grujic (Taremi 63′), Uribe, Oliveira (84′) – Corona (Diaz 75′), Marega (Evanilson 75

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