Miraculous pass from Madrid in extra time against a superior Chelsea (2-3)

Published:12/04/2022 - 23:36h

Updated:13/04/2022 - 09:35h

Real Madrid withstood the onslaught of a Chelsea team that dominated from start to finish in the 90 minutes of regulation to prevail 5-4 on aggregate with a goal from Karim Benzema in extra time. The VAR controversially annulled a goal by Marcos Alonso

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The Real Madrid seemed to have done the duties the past week in Stamford Bridge, but this Tuesday Chelsea showed why is the current champion of Europe and of the world and the 'merengues', as in the last Classical, showed his worst version in front of a totally dressed team of yellow. Carlo Ancelotti bet to the logic: the same XI of London with exception of Éder Militao, but the absence of the Brazilian noticed a lot backwards.

Nacho took the place of Militao beside Praise and the Madrid suffered from beginning to end, mainly in the unemployed balloons. The white saga lució stray and so much Thiago Silva like Antonio Rüdiger enjoyed of full freedom for cabecear in corners and free shots. Mason Mount opened the marker in the minute 15 in the first clear of the visitors, after an error of the saga 'merengue' referenciando the mark of Kai Havertz. Swindle Werner took advantage of the boquete by the centre and assisted to the '19' to open the marker.

The local group did not wake up after the goal and finished suffering in the first part, replegados in own field in front of Chelsea owner of the half field. In the second time the dynamics kept and Rüdiger expanded the difference in the 51' of head, finishing only after a corner served by Mount. With the whites in state of shock, Marcos Alonso put the 0-3 in the 62', but the VAR cancelled the so much of the Spanish because the balloon rebounded him in the fist of the right hand while it tried to control.

Drama in the Bernabéu to the end

Further of the controversial decision, the group dressed of yellow in Santiago Bernabéu followed presionando and attained to ratify the difference of three goals in the 75' product of a big resolution of Werner, the one who left irrigated to Ferland Mendy, Praises and Courtois for enmudecer to a Chamartín in estupor. The eliminatory was lost for the ones of the Spanish capital and the feeling was that they could 'fall' more.

However, the changes of Ancelotti woke up to the Madrid in attack and Luka Modrić devised to give a perfect pass so that Rodrygo hit of first and left without opportunity to Édouard Mendy. Eighty minutes of game, 1-3 and all equalised in the global. Chelsea tightened in the final minutes and had a pair of occasions of Pulisic, but the madridistas held and the duel went to the extention.

Benzema, hero in the extention

It gave the impression that the 'blues' went to give the machada in the extra time, but the same that against the PSG, the merengues threw of epic to advance in the eliminatory. A theft of Eduardo Camavinga finish in Vinicius, that was doing a horrible meeting, and the Brazilian finish finding with a big centre to the of always. Karim Benzema did not fail of head and put the 2-3 in the marker against all prognosis.

Further of the so much of the French, the English dumped on the rival area and were very near to equalise the eliminatory, but the fault of puntería and of fortune prevented to the ones of London convert the so much that had sent the series to the penaltis. Eliminatory dramatic with an unexpected result by how was the gone in Stanford Bridge. The Madrid goes on and wait to the City or to the Athletic in the semis.

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