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Chelsea got a ticket for 1/4 finals of the UEFA Champions League winning 2:0, total score 2:1, Borussia Dortmund, return meeting 1/8 finals celebrated this Tuesday in Stamford Bridge.

Team led Graham Potterwho fought and stopped Dortmund’s positive inertia with a mechanism based on world class “cracks” such as Joao Felix, Kai Havertz or Raheem Sterling continued his good moment of form after last Saturday’s (1-0) victory over Leeds, after adding six games without a win and with only one goal in favor.

quantity Sterling at the end of the first part and Havertz with a penalty early in the second was enough to turn around the tie Dortmund lost in London. The German team ended their unbeaten streak with 10 consecutive victories in all competitions.

At Stamford Bridge London traffic prevented Borussia Dortmund from arriving on time for the match, which was supposed to start 10 minutes late.. Except Julian Brandt injured five minutes later condemned the German team at the beginning of the match, with Chelsea are much sharper. However, over time, the Teutonic team ended up on the opposite side of the field, at times deactivating the locals’ game plan.

The first case appeared in boots Marco Reus, who made Kepa Arrizabalaga reach to avoid the first set-piece in front, but the Londoners knew how to respond with a shot to the post Havertz and with another from Joao Felix who faced Meyer. In the crazy ending of the first half, finally Sterling is the one who found the prize for the goal after using the center Chilwell kl the heart of the region with which he equalized discord.

Already in the second half, the Londoners completed the turning point from the penalty spot. Although, Havertz hit the post with his first serverecipient of something repeat maximum referee penalty allowed the German to score on the second attempt. From there Borussia took a step forward locking the English team in their zone, but the lack of success ultimately condemned them

In the end, the “blue” defensive strength, with Rhys James and Cucurella teaching and good work great holdThey supported the local team in the fearless final of the game. Although, Bellingham and Reina They did not stop trying until the end, until the final whistle the score did not move again.

Round of 16 / Second match
Chelsea – Borussia Dortmund 2:0 (2:1)

Stadium: Stamford Bridge
Referee: Danny Makkeli (Netherlands).

1-0 (43′).- Raheem Sterling
2-0 (53′).- Kai Havertz (pen)


Kepa Arrizabalaga (Yellow, 65′)
Kalidou Koulibaly
Mark Cucurella (Yellow, 90+6′)
Wesley Fofana
Matthew Kovacic
(Christian Pulisic, 83′)
Enzo Fernandez (yellow, 77′)
(Denis Zakaria, 87′)
Ben Chilwell (yellow, 90+2′)
Rhys James
Kai Havertz
Joao Felix
(Conor Gallagher, 67 minutes)
Raheem Sterling
(Reuben Loftus-Cheek, 83′)
DT: Graham Potter

Borussia Dortmund

Alexander Meyer
Nico Schlotterbeck
Niklas Süle (Yellow, 41′)
Emre Can
Rafael Guerreiro
Marius Wolf (Yellow, 90+2′)
Salih Ozkan
(Jamie Byno-Gittens, 64 minutes)
Jude Bellingham (Yellow, 90+8′)
Marco Reus
Julian Brandt
(Giovan Reina, 5′)
Sebastien Haller
(Donyell Malen, 77′)
DT: Edin Terzic

(According to information from Europe Press)

Source: Aristegui Noticias