The European football governing body popularly known as UEFA has yesterday reacted after the Blues overturned their first leg deficit in the UCL round of 16 ties, which ended one nil and as such made it two goals to one on aggregate in the return leg at the Stamford Bridge with a two nil victory.
The Graham Potter led team were incredible yesterday in the special edition of the UEFA Champions League night and as such put up a good fighting spirit which helped them secured the remarkable comeback victory, and as such booked a spot in the quarter finals stage of the competition.
Raheem Sterling in the 43rd minute got the Blues the lead as he opened the scoring sheet to make it one nil which was the only goal that separated the two sides going into the half time break.
The host in the second half were more cordinated with their impressive style of play and as such maintained their dominance thereby got the lead double in the 53rd minute via penalty, as Kai Havertz put the ball away from the spot to make it two goals to nil and was also the final scoreline at full time.
After the game, UEFA reacted to the crucial win for the Blues with a post via their verified Twitter handle with the caption indicating that Chelsea have now progressed to the last eight stage which is the quarter finals, after which it was complemented with clap emojis for the good job well done.
They will as such be hoping to keep the winning streaks going in their next game as they continue their pursuit in the current campaign.
Photo Credit: Twitter
Content created and supplied by: DonJay1 (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More