Real Madrid gets double over Chelsea in Champions League
After a 2-0 defeat in the first leg, Chelsea hosted Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge for the second leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final clash. The Blues knew they had to put in a strong performance to overturn the deficit and secure a spot in the final. In a thrilling encounter at Stamford Bridge, Real Madrid emerged victorious with a 2-0 win over Chelsea, thanks to a brace from Rodrygo.
The first half was a tense affair, with both sides having opportunities to take the lead. However, it was Real Madrid who struck first, with Rodrygo scoring in the 58th minute after a brilliant run and cross from Vinicius Jr.
Chelsea fans felt a little miracle was still on the cards however, their hopes were dashed as Real Madrid's Rodrygo scored two crucial goals to secure a 2-0 victory for the Spanish side. The first goal came in the 58th minute, with Vinicius Jr. providing the assist for Rodrygo's finish. Then, in the 80th minute, Valverde F. set up Rodrygo for his second goal of the game.
Chelsea had a few chances of their own, but were unable to capitalize on them. The result was a disappointing end to their European campaign this season, while Real Madrid advanced to the semi-final where they will the winner of the battle between Bayern Munich and Manchester City. Man City won the first match with 3-0 at home, so they are the most likely opponent in the semi-finals. Manchester City v Real Madrid is a match with a history. Last season they also faced each other in the semi-finals, which was won by Real Madrid in extra time.
If Man City gets past Bayern Munich they will have a lot of revanche feeling towards Real Madrid for the semi-final. But first we can all enjoy Bayern Munich v Manchester City tonight. Do you feel confident about your team? Champions League final tickets are already available via our booking system.