Chelsea qualify for Champions League semifinal

Chelsea became the first English club to qualify for Champions League semifinal despite their 1-0 defeat to FC Porto. Porto struggled to breach a resolute Chelsea defence, as they had to wait until the stoppage time to score a goal after they were restricted to just two shots on target. Chelsea were pinned back earlyContinue reading “Chelsea qualify for Champions League semifinal”

Thomas Tuchel urges his players to keep their focus

Chelsea head into a crucial week of their season yet as they face FC Porto in the second leg of Champions League quarterfinal, followed by a FA Cup semifinal clash against Manchester City on Saturday. Thomas Tuchel has urged his team to keep their focus as they compete in two competitions during the business endContinue reading “Thomas Tuchel urges his players to keep their focus”

Chilwell praises Jorginho and Kovacic after Porto win

Chelsea left-back Ben Chilwell has praised his teammates Jorginho and Kovacic after their 2-0 win against Porto in the quarterfinal first leg. The England international scored his first Champions League goal to give Chelsea a vital two goal advantage for their second leg. Thomas Tuchel’s men bounced back from their defeat to West Brom emphaticallyContinue reading “Chilwell praises Jorginho and Kovacic after Porto win”

Resilient Chelsea defeat Porto

Chelsea weathered an early onslaught to defeat Porto 2-0 and take a huge step towards qualifying for Champions League semifinal. Despite Chelsea’s poor performance, goals from Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell ensured the Blues will take a two goal advantage into the second leg next week. Porto started the game with a very high intensityContinue reading “Resilient Chelsea defeat Porto”

Petr Cech says Tuchel’s experience can help Chelsea in Champions League

Chelsea have had a remarkable turnaround in their performance since Thomas Tuchel replaced Frank Lamaprd at the end of January. The Blues are on a 14-game unbeaten run in all competitions, and have secured qualification for Champions League quarterfinals and FA Cup semifinals. Chelsea have also improved their chances of qualifying for next year’s ChampionsContinue reading “Petr Cech says Tuchel’s experience can help Chelsea in Champions League”

Champions League quarterfinals and semifinals draw

The quarterfinals draw for this year’s Champions League has some mouth watering clashes, as Manchester City face Borussia Dortmund, while last year finalists – Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich lock horns again. Chelsea have probably been handed the kindest of draws as they face FC Porto, who knocked out Juventus in the round of 16.Continue reading “Champions League quarterfinals and semifinals draw”