The London club hosted the reigning French champion “Lille” on its field. The match in the 1/8 finals of the Champions League was held at the stadium “Stamford Bridge” and ended with the victory of “Chelsea” with a score of 2:0.
The course of the meeting could be watched on the air of the Russian TV channel “Match TV”.
Wards Tommas Tuchel created three dangerous moments already in the first minutes of the match against “Lille”. “Blues” midfielder Kai Havertz had two chances to score, but turned the ball into the goal only on the third attempt, converting a corner kick.
After the goal, “Chelsea” confidently controlled the game and doubled the lead in the 63rd minute. Christian Pulisic converted the moment from the pass of Ngolo Kante - the favorites of the series in the class defeated the opponent.
The return game in the 1/8 finals of the UEFA Champions League between “Chelsea” and “Lille” will take place on March 16 in France.