Real Madrid beat Chelsea again and reached the semi-finals
Chelsea also lost 2-0 at home to Real Madrid in the second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals.
“We played very well for sixty minutes. We had excellent opportunities, but at this level you have to be able to take advantage of them. We have to look at where we have been this season, where we are, and what we need to improve further on this team, which has already gone further in this BL many, many times. We made a mistake with the first goal by giving them space. However, for sixty minutes we were the better team against a world-class opponent, we had chances. This is the level we have to bring from now on, this is the message of today’s match.” – believes the manager of Chelsea, Frank Lampard.
“I feel like we played well and had a lot of chances, definitely more and better than them. But the most important thing in football is to take advantage of our situations, which we were not able to do today, and that is disappointing. However, compared to our last game, we were much better,” Conor Gallagher, the attacker of the Londoners , summed up his feelings about the match .
“Well, it was a game where we really had to suffer to win. Of course, we expected that against a team like Chelsea in such an important game. In the beginning, they caused difficult moments for us on the left side, but we solved it”, assessed Carlo Ancelotti, the head coach of Real Madrid, emphasizing that Courtois’ great save was extremely important for his team at the end of the first half.
“When I play, my only goal is to help my team. Now I want to stay in the game, score goals and win more Champions League trophies,” said Madrid’s Rodrygo, who scored two goals.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE QUARTER
CHELSEA FC (England)-REAL MADRID (Spain) 0-2 (0-0)
London, Stamford Bridge, 39,453 spectators. Manager: Orsato (Italian)
CHELSEA: Kepa – Chalobah, Thiago Silva, W. Fofana – R. James, Kanté, Enzo Fernández (Sterling, 67), Kovacic, Cucurella (Mudrik, 67) – C. Gallagher (Joao Félix , 67), Havertz (Mount, 76). Manager: Frank Lampard
REAL MADRID: Courtois – Carvajal (Nacho, 81), Éder Militao, Alaba (Rüdiger, during the break), Camavinga – Valverde, Kroos (Ceballos, 76), Modric – Rodrygo (Asensio, 81), Benzema (Tchouaméni, 71), Vinícius Junior. Head coach: Carlo Ancelotti
Scorer: Rodrygo (58, 80)
Moved on: Real Madrid, 4-0 on aggregate, with a double win