UEFA Champions League


The Spanish team, Real Madrid, defeated its English counterpart, Chelsea, 3-1, during the match that the two teams are currently meeting at “Stamford Bridge” in the first leg of the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the current season 2021-2022, in one of the strongest matches of the continental championship.

The goal came in the 46th minute, the first minutes of the second half, through Karim Benzema, who scored his third “hat-trick” goal today, from a fatal mistake by Senegalese goalkeeper Eduardo Mendy.

Chelsea lineup:

 Goalkeepers: Edvard Mendy/ Defenders: Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger/ Midfield: Reiss James, N’Golo Kante, Jorginho/ Forwards: Mason Mount, Haveritz, Pulisic.

Real Madrid formation: 

Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois / Defense line: Ferland Mendy – David Alaba – Eder Militao – Dani Carvajal / Midfield: Luka Modric – Casemiro – Toni Kroos, Valverde / Forward line: Vinicius Junior – Karim Benzema.

Chelsea, the owner of the land and the public, qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League, after beating French Lille 4-1 in the aggregate of the two legs.

While Real Madrid qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League after overcoming Paris Saint-Germain in the round of 16, 3-2 in the aggregate of the two legs.

Chelsea have faced Real Madrid in five previous matches. The Blues won three matches, while two matches were tied.

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