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.
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.