French Paris houses of the English were stronger than Chelsea in the match of 1/8 finals of the Champions League
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Before the match the favourite was considered PSG, who for several months has not lost and beats one after the other records. While Chelsea continues to slip, staying in the middle of the tournament table of the championship of England.
The beginning of the game confirmed pre-match predictions – PSG took the ball under control and from time to time troubled Courtois blows, however, from outside the penalty area. For the first 20 minutes, Chelsea never entered the penalty area of the hosts, in some moments, all while staying on their half of the field.
More surprising was the moment in the 23rd minute when Baba fine applied to Diego Costa, the head shot of Trapp, but the PSG goalkeeper managed to react and hit the ball into the crossbar.
That moment broke down the players of the French club, with less pressure began to operate in front, but they opened the scoring in the match. Lucas earned a free-kick centre of goal, Zlatan took a low shot and the ball hit the foot of Obi Mikell and the rebound flew into the net gate Courtois.
To the credit of Chelsea, the English team before the break managed to win. After Willian’s floating cross from a corner the ball fell to J. M. Obi, which is a few meters to volley it into the goal.
The game in the second half, looked on one breath – PSG have added to the intensity of the attacks, Chelsea became sharper look to counterattack. The moments began to arise with one, then the other gate, but Courtois and Trapp emerged victorious in duels, with attacking players of the opponent.
How to implement your point clearly demonstrated Edinson Cavani. He came on from the bench in the 74th minute, and four minutes later received a pass from Di Maria and one touch with a sharp angle shot under Courtois.
This time Chelsea to win and even the score are not managed, though they had chances for that. However, the defeat with the score 1:2 goal away – a good option for Chelsea on the game. Participant of the Champions League quarter-final pairs that are resolved in the second leg.
PSG – Chelsea 2:1
Goals: Ibragimovich, 39, Cavani, 78 – Mikel, 45+1
PSG: Trapp, Marquinhos, Silva, David Luiz, Maxwell, Verratti (Rubio, 81), Motta, Matuidi (Pastore, 81), Di Maria, Ibrahimovic, Lucas Moura (Cavani, 74)
Chelsea: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Ivanovic, Baba, Fabregas, Mikel, Pedro, Willian, Hazard (Oscar, 71), Costa