Chelsea gave in their best against Atletico Madrid in today's match, the blues got through to the next stage of the competition after a brilliant performance against Atletico Madrid. Chelsea played Atletico Madrid at their very best in both legs, in the first leg Olivier Giroud's stunner set the difference between both teams.
Hakim Ziyech scored the opening goal for Chelsea in the second leg after a sensational build of play from Chelsea's summer signings. Kai Havertz started the counter attack, Timo Werner played an important role in the goal build up as he provided the assist for Hakim Ziyech as he got it past Oblak. That was just a well deserved goal for Chelsea as they started well in the first half of the match.
Chelsea kept pushing for more goals in the second half of the match, they also kept dominating play and creating more chances of scoring. Chelsea had big chances of extending their lead in the opening minutes of the second half but failed to capitalize from those chances created. Chelsea now knock Atletico Madrid out of the UEFA Champions League to reach the quarter finals for the first time in seven years.
Chelsea fans have applauded Hakim Ziyech after his brilliant performance in today's match, the Moroccan midfielder scored for Chelsea in the first half of the match he also had few chances created in the second half of the match. Hakim Ziyech surely deserved their praises, this should be one of Hakim Ziyech's best performances since joining Chelsea in the summer. Other players with brilliant performance in today's match was Kai Havertz and Timo Werner, the German duo played an important role in Hakim Ziyech's goal. We have been seeing more from Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner and Kai Havertz since Thomas Tuchel took charge. Comments made by Chelsea fans can be seen below.
What can you say on Chelsea's performance in today's Champions League fixture? How far will Thomas Tuchel go in the UEFA Champions League this season?
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