Chelsea managed to get a convincing win against Athletico Madrid in what seem to be a thrilling game of football. Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel would be really glad with the result as well as the performance of his players. As a coach, you wouldn't have asked for a better display from your players.
Chelsea grabbed the first goal in the first half of the encounter. However, they were lucky not to have conceded a goal after Azpilicueta seems to have fouled Carasco in the box. The outcome of the game could have turned out different if VAR had checked that incident.
Chelsea's brilliant counter attack got Timo Werner free down the left as he squared the ball to the path of Hakim Ziyech. Ziyech scored his second Champions League goal of the season at a very important moment. That goal eased the pressure on Chelsea as they went into the break with 2-0 on aggregate.
To be fair, every of the players did very well today against Athletico. However, there was a player who was simply outstanding in the game. It's no other person than Ngolo Kante. The sensational midfieder covered every grass of the pitch in what was a commanding display in midfield. After the game, Chelsea fans were quick to name him the Man of the Match. Check out their reaction below:
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