Chelsea scored two away goals in a win over Porto to rise to the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday.
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Mason Mount scored Chelsea in front after 30 minutes in a balanced first half for both teams as he beat Porto goalkeeper Agustin Marcelin by driving low at the far post. To give his team a 1-0 lead in the break.
Christian Pulisic and Olivier Giroud replaced Timo Werner and Kai Havertz in the last 65 minutes, while Thomas Tuchel’s side looked for the second goal.
“There are moments when we suffer,” Two captives accepted after the race. “But we admit it, that’s the way it is at this stage. Good spirit and great performance.”
Porto, who defeated Juventus in the round of 16, were more adventurous than the Premier League side and scored three times as close as possible with a header from veteran defender Pepe who was hit by Eduard Mendy. Chelsea goalkeeper rounds up Efforts from striker Moussa Marega
The US national team Pulisic, however, hit the bar minutes before Ben Chilwell pounced on a poor trap, with Jesus Corona gushing into the box and brushing Marchesin to tap into the second’s empty net. Chelsea
Chelsea kept a third clean sheet in a row in UCL with a win without goal scoring in the last 346 minutes of European competition from the 24th minute by Krasnodar in the group stage.
“We knew it was going to be a tough game, we kept going, we got a goal in the first half and the second won well,” Mount said. We have to give our best, we will be ready “
Porto midfielder Mateus Uribe said his team “Leaving with Bitter” after playing well But failed to take the opportunity
“We are not sick on the door, they are less likely and scored two goals,” he said.
“They got results. But we leave our heads high because of our performance and believe we can relate to our quality players. ”
Like the first leg, the second match will be played at Sevilla’s Sanchez Pizjuan stadium due to coronavirus restrictions on travel between Portugal and England.