England’s Chelsea, who needed a win to advance to the quarterfinals, succeeded in advancing to the quarterfinals by leading 2-1 on aggregate with Raheem Sterling’s opening goal and Kai Havertz’s additional goal.
Chelsea won 2-0 in the 2022/23 season European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League round of 16 second leg home game against Borussia Dortmund in Germany held at Stamford Bridge in London, England on the 8th (Korean time).
Chelsea lost the first leg 0-1, but won 2-0 in the second leg to continue their Champions League challenge. In addition, Chelsea succeeded in scoring the first multi-goal in the official game since the match against Bournemouth in December of last year.
The home team, Chelsea, went 3-4-3. Kepa Arrizabalaga was in goal, Marc Cucurella, Kalidou Koulibaly and Wesley Popana were in the back three. Ben Chilwell and Rhys James were deployed as left and right wingbacks.
Enso Fernandez and Mateo Kovacic teamed up in midfield, with João Felix, Kai Havertz and Raheem Sterling as the top three.
Dortmund, the away team, faced off with a 4-2-3-1. Alexander Mayer was the goalkeeper, Marius Wolf, Niklas Sule, Nico Schlotterbeck and Raphael Guerreiro lined up the defense.
Emre Jan was positioned in the third line, and Marco Reus, Salich Ozjan, Jude Bellingham, and Julian Brandt competed in the second line. Sebastien Alley was the front striker.
From the beginning of the match, Chelsea pushed Dortmund hard. Having penetrated into the space behind the defense in the 8th minute of the first half, Havertz continued to shoot, but hit the side net.
In the 28th minute of the first half, Havertz attempted a decisive shot inside the opponent’s penalty box, but hit the Dortmund goal post and hit the ground outside the goal line. 온라인카지노
Chelsea’s attack did not stop. In the 38th minute of the first half, Sterling’s shot bounced off opposing goalkeeper Meyer, and Havertz caught it and shot it into the net with a mid-range shot. However, the goal was disallowed due to Sterling’s offside.
Undeterred, Chelsea scored the first goal. In the 43rd minute of the first half, Sterling, who received Chilwell’s pass in front of the gate, calmly attempted a shot and shook Dortmund’s net.
The first half ended with the home side Chelsea leading 1-0.
Chelsea scored an extra goal early in the second half. In the 3rd minute of the second half, the ball hit Wolf’s arm while blocking Chilwell’s cross. The referee declared a penalty kick as a result of video review (VAR). As a penalty kicker, Havertz’s shot hit the post and missed the penalty kick.
However, the referee confirmed that the Dortmund players had entered the penalty box in the penalty kick situation, and ordered the penalty kick again. Once again as the kicker, Havertz scored a penalty kick with a low and quick left-footed shot.
In the 31st minute of the second half, Chelsea’s substitute Conor Gallagher succeeded in scoring in a counterattack situation, but Sterling’s offside was declared and it was not recognized.
Dortmund knocked on the Chelsea goal throughout the second half, but failed to score, and the game ended with Chelsea winning 2-0.