5/5 © Reuters. Champions League – Quarter Closing Second Leg – Chelsea v Porto 2/5 SEVILLE (Reuters) – Mehdi Taremi scored a shocking overhead kick at hand Porto a 1-0 victory over Chelsea in Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final second leg but it surely was not sufficient to stop the Premier League aspect from progressing to
SEVILLE (Reuters) – Mehdi Taremi scored a shocking overhead kick at hand Porto a 1-0 victory over Chelsea in Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final second leg but it surely was not sufficient to stop the Premier League aspect from progressing to the final 4 with a 2-1 mixture win.
The substitute had been accountable for his aspect’s solely try on the right track as they chased a 2-0 deficit from final week’s first leg however he offered an emphatic response in a cagey sport together with his acrobatic strike deep into added time.
Thomas Tuchel’s aspect had a wholesome lead from final week’s away sport in Seville and needed to face up to an intense begin from Porto of their residence leg again on the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, the venue of each video games as a result of Portugal’s coronavirus restrictions.
Porto’s Jesus Corona closed down Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy early on however didn’t take advantage of the keeper’s botched move. The Mexican winger missed one other good likelihood later within the half when he shuffled previous Ben Chilwell within the space solely to blast over the crossbar.
Chelsea’s Mason Mount and Christian Pulisic every got here near breaking the impasse after the interval however the Londoners have been extra centered on retaining Porto at bay.
Taremi’s last-gasp strike prevented them from retaining a clear sheet however Chelsea nonetheless managed to succeed in the semi-finals of Europe’s prime competitors for the primary time since 2014.
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